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Kristy Watkins

Academic Advisor


Portrait photo of Kristy Watkins


Curriculum Vitae
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • B.A., Sociology, Vassar College

Kristy Watkins has been supporting students for over twenty years. Prior to joining Stamps, she was an Academic Advisor in the LSA Newnan Academic Advising Center. Before joining UM in 2018, Kristy worked with students at Owens Community College and Macomb Community College. Before shifting to academic advising, Kristy was a teacher of sociology and gender and sexuality studies at a variety of institutions. Relationship-building with students, particularly transfer students, has been central to Kristy’s work in all of these roles.

As an Academic Advisor in Stamps, Kristy supports transfer student success and oversees the Stamps minor program. Kristy is excited to guide students as they explore their creative paths and forge unique personal and professional identities.

In her free time, you’ll find Kristy walking her two dogs, drinking coffee, and planning her next trip.