Kimberly Watkins

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

Ph.D. Student

Address:
101 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

E-Mail:

workOffice Phone: 706-542-4936

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
M.S. Business Management University of Florida 2007
B.S Political Science Florida A&M University 2006

Research

Kimberly's research is focused in the areas of financial socialization and financial education of adolescents. 

Teaching

Instructor                                                                

FHCE 3250, Survey of Financial Planning                Fall 2017                                                               

Teaching Assistant                                                 Summer 2017

FHCE 3250, Survey of Financial Planning

Co-Instructor

FHCE 4900, Seminar in Financial Planning             Spring  2017

Teaching Assistant

FHCE 3200, Introduction to Personal Finance         Fall 2016- Spring 2017

Outreach

4-H Senior Camp Day Coordinator and Facilitator              Summer 2017

Department of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics, University of Georgia

Money Dawgs Camp Coordinator and Facilitator                Summer 2016- Present

Department of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics, University of Georgia

Volunteer Facilitator, Poverty Simulation                              Fall 2016

Department of Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics, University of Georgia

Financial Services Provider                                                   Spring 2016

Aspire Clinic, University of Georgia

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Future Faculty Fellow Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Georgia 2017
Endsley-Peifer Student Researcher Award College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2016
Dr. Betty Lane Graduate Scholarship College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2016
Graduate Assistantship Award Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics, University of Georgia 2016-Present
Graduate Assistantship Award Graduate School, University of Georgia 2014-2016

Journal Articles

Muruthi, B.A., Watkins, K., McCoy, M., Muruthi, J.R., Kiprono, F.J. (2017). “I feel happy that I can be useful to others": Preliminary study of East African women and their remittance behavior. Journal of Family and Economic Issues 38(3), 315-326. doi: 10.1007/s10834-017-9533-8

Grable, J.E., & Watkins, K. (2016). Quantifying the value of collecting: Implications for financial advisers. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 37(4),639-648. doi:10.1007/s10834-015-9471-2

Advisory Committee

Dr. John E. Grable (Chair) 

Dr. Sophia Anong 

Dr. Swarn Chatterjee