Meet the Genealogist
Jennifer Zinck is a Professional Genealogist with more than fifteen years of research experience. Jennifer is a researcher, writer, and speaker who specializes in Connecticut resources and DNA evidence for genealogy. Jennifer is an Academic Professional at Boston University, Metropolitan College, instructing the Forensic Genealogy module for the Genealogical Research Certificate Program. She frequently speaks and presents workshops at libraries and senior centers on topics including beginner and intermediate genealogy, online resources, genetic genealogy, and technology for genealogy.
Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business in 2005 and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Project Management in 2007. She is a 2012 graduate of the Boston University Genealogical Certificate Program. Jennifer has also completed ProGen 13, a professional study group for genealogists. She attends conferences and participates in professional groups to remain current in her field. She was a student in the first Practicum in Genealogical Research at Excelsior College and her case study was later used as the model for a new module in the program.
Jennifer is serving her second term as the President of the Connecticut Professional Genealogists Council, She served as a member of the Genetic Genealogy Standards Committee. She is a member of several professional organizations including the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, and the Connecticut Society of Genealogists.