Fred Jenkins

Associate Dean for Collections and Operations; Professor; Joint Appointment with the Department of Religious Studies

Full-Time Faculty


Email: Fred Jenkins
Phone: 937-229-4272

Roesch Library 235F


Fred Jenkins oversees the Library collections, including special collections and the University Archives. He manages the materials budget, coordinates the selection of materials, handles licensing/vendor negotiations, coordinates assessment activities, and oversees building services. As part of his collection responsibilities, Dr. Jenkins is UD's representative on the OhioLINK Cooperative Information Resources Management Committee. He is also the subject librarian for English, Languages, and Philosophy.

Courses Taught

  • REL 492/592 Ecclesiastical Latin
  • REL 502, 504 Biblical Greek I-II
  • CLA 203 Classical Mythology
  • HST 303 History of the Roman Republic and Empire
  • PHL 240 Research Methodologies and Technologies
  • INS 250 Research Methods


  • B.A. in classics, University of Cincinnati (1979)
  • A.M. in classics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1981)
  • Ph.D. in classical philology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1985)
  • M.S. in library and information science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1986)

Professional Activities

  • American Philological Association
  • American Society of Papyrologists
  • Association of Ancient Historians
  • American Library Association

Research Interests

  • Greek and Latin prose
  • Later and medieval Latin
  • History and bibliography of classical scholarship

Selected Publications


  • Jenkins, Fred W. Classical Studies: A Guide to the Reference Literature. 2nd ed. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2006.
  • Jenkins, Fred W.  Ammianus Marcellinus: An Annotated Bibliography, 1474 to the Present.  Leiden: Brill, 2017. 

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