Diane Watkins, Ed.D.

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Assistant Professor, IRB Chair


Ed.D., Educational Administration, University of Southern California , 2006
M.A., Educational Leadership, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2001
B.S., Biology, Johnson C. Smith University, 1985


Curriculum Development
Professional Development
Technical Writing

Dr. Watkins holds a Doctorate degree in Educational Administration from the University of Southern California, a Master of Arts in Education Leadership, a Bachelor of Science Biology. 

Diane Watkins worked in pre-K – 12 and higher education for over 30 years. She is currently retired from the Los Angeles Unified School District where she spent her career as a teacher, teacher advisor, Instructional Technology Applications Facilitator (ITAF), local district and central office administrator. Her primary work was in science and technology. She has also worked for the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and West Los Angeles College and has been Campus President for Argosy University – Los Angeles, and the Institutional Review Board Chair for the College of Business and the College of Education at Argosy University – Southern California. 

Diane attended the University of Southern California and holds a Doctorate degree in K-12 Urban Administration, a master’s degree in Educational Administration, a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a certification in Technology -Based Education.

Diane lives in Redondo Beach, California.  When not at work, she enjoys metalsmithing, knitting, crocheting and fusing glass.