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, earning a Ph.D. in Instructional Leadership (Cultural and Social Studies). 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 Staff Minister at his local church, Faith Chapel. Mr. Watkins research is centered in the academic experiences of black males in education through academic mentoring and faith-based (spiritual) programming. He resides in Fairfield, AL with his wife (Jacques), son (Zuri), and fur baby (Queen).