Lecturer, Department of African American Studies
By appointment only.
B.A. in African and African American Studies, Berea College
M.A. in Education (Students Service), University of the Incarnate Word
Emmanuel J. Watkins holds a B.A. in African and African American Studies from Berea College and a M.A. in Education (Student Services) from the University of the Incarnate Word. He is currently a doctoral student at The University of Alabama and is completing a teacher education program at the University of Montevallo. He has served in education for over 10 years and has experiences in admissions/recruitment, advising, mentoring, program development, and teaching. In addition to teaching for the Department, he serves as a high school teacher at Bessemer City High School (Bessemer, AL). Mr. Watkins research is centered in black males in education, specifically mentoring Black males for educational achievement and excellence at the secondary and collegiate level. He resides in Fairfield, AL with his wife (Jacques), son (Zuri), and fur baby (Queen).