Dr Watson is currently the Head of UCD School of Sociology, where he has been a lecturer since 1996. He has been President of the Sociological Association Ireland (as well as Honorary Membership Secretary and Vice-President, and Managing Editor of the Irish Journal of Sociology), elected member of the Board of the International Visual Sociology Association, Irish member of the International Social Survey Programme and an Associate Editor of Visual Studies. His research interest, publication and teaching have been primarily in the area of the sociology of nations and national identity (with an interest in the Irish language and Irish language broadcasting).
- BSocScUniversity College Dublin
- MSocScUniversity College Dublin
- PhDUniversity College Dublin
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- FrenchCan read
- IrishCan read, write, speak, understand and peer review
- GermanCan read and understand