Assistant Professor of Sport Studies
Direct Line: 423-787-8349
Campus Phone: 8349
Campus Mail: P.O. 5110
Office: Niswonger 125
Department: Physical Education and Sport Studies
Campus or Site Location: Greeneville
Dr. Watkins graduating during 2019 from Mississippi State University with a PhD in kinesiology and an emphasis in sport management. He also received his undergraduate degree in history from Mississippi State in 2011, and completed a masters degree in higher education, with a minor in sport management from Auburn University in 2013. While at Auburn, he worked part-time as a tutor for the athletic department and completed an internship with the Risk Management and Safety department. He has also published research about the history of college athletics and the academic experiences of student-athletes.