Clint Jenkin, Ph.D

Clint Jenkin, Ph.D. is Vice President of Research for Barna Group. For more than 10 years, he has designed and conducted research for academic, government, and nonprofit organizations.

Clint earned his doctorate in social psychology at the University of New Hampshire, where he was a graduate fellow of the Department of Homeland Security. In this role, he pioneered a number of research techniques to understand public attitudes about terrorism. After graduate school Dr. Jenkin turned down the CIA to join the marketing research team at Focus on the Family, where he eventually became Director of Research and Insights. At Focus, he designed and conducted a range of research projects, including immersive ethnography, focus groups, video-journals, assessment scales, online communities, and of course, surveys.

Dr. Jenkin has presented to the National Academy of Sciences, American Society of Criminology, Department of Homeland Security, and Religious Research Association. He has been published in International Criminal Justice Review, Homeland Security Affairs and Quirk’s Marketing Research Review. His work has also been cited in Scientific American, The Boston Globe, and by FEMA.

Clint lives in Colorado Springs with his wife Carole, and their three sons. You can follow him on Twitter: @clintjenkin.