Curriculum Vitae

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Political Science & International Affairs

Annie Watson is a PhD candidate at the University of Georgia in the Department of International Affairs. Her research is focused on the ratification of international law, its incorporation in domestic policy, and the outcomes of each, particularly with regards to women’s rights, economic rights, and the measurement of human rights conditions.

Education

BA  | University of Tennessee, Knoxville | 2013  | Global Studies

More About

Originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, Annie started traveling with her family at a young age. These trips sparked her interest in other cultures and worldviews, an interest she followed to earn her BA in Global Studies from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2013.  A year after graduating summa cum laude from UTK, she accepted admission to the University of Georgia to pursue a fast-track PhD in comparative politics with a minor in political methodology. During her time at UGA, Annie has served as a research assistant, teaching assistant, and instructor of record.

Of Note
  • Interdisciplinary Certificate in University Teaching (2019)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award (2019)
  • Future Faculty Fellow (2018-2019)
  • Christopher S. Allen Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching (2018)
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (2018)
Research Interests

Annie’s research agenda is focused on the ratification of international law, its incorporation in domestic policy, and the outcomes of each, particularly with regards to respect for women’s rights and economic rights. Her most recent work has focused on the representation of women’s rights in national legislatures.