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Farish Jenkins, Jr.


Farish A. Jenkins, Jr. passed away Sunday, November 11.  Farish was a curator of Vertebrate Paleontology and the Agassiz Professor of Zoology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University.

     Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff/file 2006

Farish was the 2009 recipient of the Romer-Simpson Medal and a supremely gifted anatomist, functional morphologist, and paleontologist.  A longer obituary will follow.

If you would like to make a donation to the SVP Legacy League in honor of Farish Jenkins, please click here. Current members will login and click "Donate" from your member menu. new donors will click the red link for "new contributors". Thank you for your donation in honor of Farish. SVP will use the funds in the Legacy League to support various programs that will best represent and honor Farish's incredible contributions to the society and VP overall.





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