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William Watkins, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Dunes Medical / Professional Building 2135

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. 2012 University of Central Florida, Sociology

-Concentration-Sociology of Crime/Deviant Behavior

-Dissertation: “Prescription Drug Misuse among College Students: An Examination of Sociological Risk Factors”

M.A. 2008 University of South Florida, Criminology

-Thesis: “Beyond Risk Factors: The Theoretical Contextualization of Illicit ADHD Medication Use among High School Students.”

B.A. 2005 University of Michigan, Psychology

-Minor-Crime & Justice


2017-Present      Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

                          School of Public and Environmental Affairs

                          Indiana University Northwest

2013-2017          Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

                          Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

                          Central Connecticut State University

2012-2013          Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology

                          Department Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Political Science

                          West Virginia Wesleyan College

2009-2012          Graduate Assistant

                          Department of Sociology, University of Central Florida

2005-2008          Graduate Assistant

                          Department of Criminology, University of South Florida

2001-2005          Research Assistant

                          Department of Psychology, University of Michigan

Full CV can be found here.