Adam M. Watkins, Ph.D.

Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 419-372-9540


Dr. Adam Watkins received his Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Missouri at St. Louis. He joined the BGSU faculty in 2010. His research interests include juvenile crime and victim decision making. He is also interested in the evaluation of crime control initiatives. Dr. Watkins has been involved in the evaluation of programs intended to reduce gun- and gang-related crime. He is currently taking part in a local effort to lower the rate of reoffending among offenders released from jail and prison. He teaches Juvenile Justice and Crime Prevention in the undergraduate program, and the Nature of Crime and Statistics in the graduate program.