Associate Professor of Political Science/International Relations
Ph.D., Northern Arizona University
Originally from Japan, Dr. Watanabe completed his Ph.D. in Political Science at Northern Arizona University in 2007. His dissertation focused on “Economic Integration and Human Development.” He teaches Political Science, International Relations, and Comparative Politics.
He has traveled to over 40 countries and uses this experience in the classroom.
Dr. Watanabe teaches the following courses at Cottey:
POL 101, United States Government
POL 121, Introduction to Political Science
IRB 151, International Relations
POL 201, Comparative Politics
IRB 291, Asian Politics
IRB 310, International Organizations
IRB 330, Poverty and Inequality
IRB 355, International Political Economy
IDS 365, International Environmental Policy
INR 490, Capstone Research Project