Christopher Jenkins

Assistant Dean for Academic Support
Oberlin Conservatory

Christopher Jenkins has served as Assistant Dean for Academic Support in Oberlin Conservatory since August of 2014. Previously, he served as Deputy Director and viola instructor at the Barenboim-Said Foundation in the city of Ramallah, located in the West Bank. He was Dean of the Sphinx Performance Academy for seven years and founding violist of the Catalyst Quartet, Sphinx’s chamber ensemble. Chris holds a master’s degree in viola performance from New England Conservatory and a master’s degree in international relations and public policy from Columbia University.