Peter Watkins has taught at Saint Joseph’s College since 1989. Professor Watkins teaches classes in American Politics, Constitutional Law, and in the College’s Core Program.
A number of his course offerings have included opportunities for students to take their learning outside the classroom. His classes have visited presidential libraries in Massachusetts (Kennedy), California (Nixon), and Illinois (Lincoln). He has also taken students to Munich and Nuremberg, Germany to study the origins of the German Nazi party.
He has been awarded the Saint Joseph’s College Award for Teaching Excellence, the Scientia Award (given by the Saint Joseph’s College senior class), and the Saint Joseph’s College Student Association Award for Exemplary Teaching in Social Science. He has been honored by the College’s chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta (a National Honor Society for First Year Students) on fourteen occasions.
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