Academics: Faculty

Alfred R. Watkins, Ph.D.


Office: (404) 270-5876

Alfred R. Watkins currently serves as an assistant professor of computer and information sciences at Spelman College. His teaching areas of expertise include computer organization and design, computer graphics, database design and introduction to computers. Dr, Watkins has also served as an instructor of database design at Georgia Institute of Technology’s College of Computing.

He is a member of the Association of Computing Machinists, the director of the Bronner Business Institute, a member of the board of directors of the PACE Youth Development Corp., a not-for-profit youth science and engineering organization, and a member of the board of directors of Our Family Table Foundation.

Dr. Watkins earned his doctorate in computer science from Georgia Institute of Technology. He earned his master's degree in computer science from Howard University in Washington D.C. He also earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech and a bachelor's in computer science from Morehouse College.