Snead State Community College Director of Religious Studies Dr. Jonathan Watts was honored in April at the 2012 Alumni Awards Luncheon at Southern Wesleyan University.
Dr. Watts, who received his Bachelor degree from Southern Wesleyan University in 1974, was awarded the Professional Excellence Award from the School of Education.
The religion and ethics instructor is an Oxford Foundation Fellow and the John Wesley Professor of Homiletics and Biblical Studies for the Graduate Theological Foundation. He has authored two books, Gospeltelling to Digital Culture: The Forensic Reconstruction of a Good Story and The Battle Lines of Worship: Finding a Place of Truce and Trust.
In 2009, he received a Chancellor’s Award from the Alabama Community College System, and in 2010 he was an Award of Excellence recipient through the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development.
Dr. Watts is an ordained elder in the North Alabama Conference. He has been an instructor at Snead State since 2005.