George H Watson

Arts & Sciences

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  • A doctor of physics, Watson has spent years investigating ways to improve undergraduate education. As the Founding Director of UD's Institute for Transforming Undergraduate Education, he works to transform undergraduate education via faculty development and course design.
  • Specialized knowledge of problem-based learning as a teaching method.
  • Physics research includes photonic band gap materials, condensed matter physics and laser spectroscopy.

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Dean, Arts and Sciences

UDaily Articles:
George H. Watson named dean of UD's College of Arts and Sciences
Watson receives honorary professorship in Peru

active learning, physics, astronomy