Wendy K. Watson, Ph.D.
Position: Associate Professor, Coordinator of Gerontology
Address: 220 HHS
Dr. Watson received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Houston. She received her Master of Science and her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from Texas Tech University. Dr. Watson served as a graduate instructor at Texas Tech University from 2002-2005 and also taught in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Bowling Green State University during 2006 and 2007. She joined the Gerontology Faculty at BGSU in 2007.
Dr. Watson’s research interests include women’s experiences with new, intimate relationships in mid and later life with a focus on dating, remarriage, sexuality, and sexual decision-making. She is also interested in identity development for women as they negotiate these new relationships, as well as other life course transitions throughout adulthood and later life.