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Contact Information

Email: nwatkins@fullerton.eduOpens in new window

Phone: 657-278-2768

Dr. Nancy Watkins

Assistant Professor


Dr. Nancy Watkins is the Director of our Ed.D. Program. She was a K-12 educator for over 30 years leading and teaching in public schools in California. She serves as an assistant professor teaching educational leadership in the College of Education as well as pedagogy and leadership courses at several local colleges. Dr. Watkins specializes in equity-driven leadership, educational policy, and curriculum and instruction. 


Ed.D., Educational Leadership, UC Irvine/CSU Joint Doctoral Program
M.A., Public Policy, Claremont Graduate University 

Research Areas

The role of teachers in the policymaking process, administrative leadership, and the establishment of just, equitable, and inclusive opportunities for all students.