Glenn Jenkins has been associated with the Department of Economic at Queen's University since 2000 and is the director of the John Deutsch International Program on Investment Appraisal and Risk Analysis.
Professor Jenkins was at Harvard University from 1972-2000 and continues to be an Institute Fellow Emeritus of Harvard University. In 1985, he founded the Program on Investment Appraisal and Management at the Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID), and was its Director from 1985 to 2000. From 1989 to 1998 Jenkins was the Director of International Tax Program at the Harvard Law School. His main fields of research are public finance, investment appraisal, and economic development. He has also served as an economic consultant to a number of governments and international financial institutions, including the governments of the Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Chile, Canada, Dominican Republic, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, South Africa and United States, and to international financial institutions such as the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank and the Ford Foundation. His first degree was a B. Comm. in Economics from Carleton University in Ottawa. Professor Jenkins then completed a M.A. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario, and a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.