Leah Jenks

KICP Fellow

Leah Jenks
Eckhardt Research Center
Room 491
5640 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637


Ph.D., Brown University, 2022


Leah is a theoretical physicist whose research lies at the intersections of cosmology, gravitational physics and high-energy physics. She received her PhD from Brown University and has worked on a wide range of topics including dark matter, modified gravity, and higher spin particle applications to cosmology. In addition to her research, Leah is a passionate advocate for equity in STEM and contributing to an inclusive scientific community.

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