Named after Georgia Brown Watson (1912-1993), Emerita Professor of Psychology and Emerita Head of the Department of Psychology. Ms. Watson was a pioneering educator, Major in Women’s Army Corps in WWII, author in retirement, and she also attained a record of “firsts” for women during her tenure at Georgia Southern University, 1949-76. She was first to earn full professor rank and to chair a department and a division, first in the University system awarded two Emerita titles. Ms. Watson keynoted the celebration of the College’s historic passage to University Status in 1990.
Last updated: 11/17/2016