Assistant Professor -Political Science and Cultural Studies,
Robert E. Watkins
Robert E. Watkins, PhD is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Cultural Studies in the Department of Humanities, History, and Social Sciences at Columbia College Chicago. He has served as Treasurer of the Columbia College Faculty Organization (CCFO ) since 2008, helping the organization to be responsive to the concerns of the faculty and helping to shape the agenda the faculty pursues with the administration.
As a political scientist, Robert understands the significance of institutions in terms of both opportunity and responsibility, and is committed to helping build the Faculty Senate into a remarkable and vibrant institution of shared governance.