Peter Watkins

Peter Watkins

Senior Lecturer // Political Science

Academic Program Manager // Political Science

Office and Contact

Room: BRNG 2228


Phone: (765) 496-2861

Ph.D. Washington University in St. Louis
M.A. Washington University in St. Louis
B.A. (Hons), University of Warwick


American Politics

Career Summary

Peter Watkins teaches classes in American politics and constitutional law. Until 2017, he was
Professor of Political Science at Saint Joseph's College. From 2017-2019, he was Visiting
Professor of Political Science at Purdue. He recently served as Visiting Scholar at the Center for
C-SPAN Scholarship & Engagement helping develop podcasts for a civic literacy initiative.
Watkins also works with Political Science majors in his capacity as the Department's In-House
Pre-Law Advisor.


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