Daphne C. Watkins

Faculty Associate, RCGD
Professor, School Of Social Work
Program Director, School Of Social Work
Daphne C. Watkins


Daphne Watkins is a mixed methods researcher who studies the influence of gender role socialization on health status over the adult life course for underserved groups. To date, her research has focused on understanding the social determinants of health that explain within group differences among black men; developing evidence-based strategies to improve the physical and mental health of black men; and increasing knowledge about the intersection of culture, ethnicity, and gender.