Dr. Watson is an Associate Professor of German and Scandinavian Studies in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature. She has focused her scholarly work on women writers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Dr. Watson has served as Chair of Foreign Languages and Literature and also served as Coordinator for both the German and Scandinavian Programs.
Dr. Watson received her B.A. from Grinnell College and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
She was appointed Association Dean of Humanities in the UW-Milwaukee College of Letters and Science in 2011.