I invite you to take a few minutes to explore my website. It features my blog on politics, some of my newspaper columns, and progressive policy positions on several current issues. At the bottom of the site you will also find my Civics Campaign, which contains political trivia, primers on an array of political topics, and other civics resources.

About Robert Watson

Robert P. Watson, Ph.D. is a professor, author, media commentator, and community activist who has published 30 books and hundreds of chapters, articles, and essays on American politics and history, and been interviewed by local, national, and international television, radio, and print media outlets.

The Sanford Scandal: Another one bites the dust…


Democracy works best when the public is engaged in the process. This includes voicing an informed opinion on the problems facing us. Learn more to join the political conversation.

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Election Reform: Promoting Democracy At Home


We are living in extraordinarily challenging times. To learn more about the problems we face and some pragmatic and progressive solutions read any of my policy issues.

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Voting Against Ourselves


Read some of my newspaper editorials, public speeches and Hidden History columns, which explore little-known but intriguing events that shaped America.

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