Robert Watson, professor of American Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been asked to serve as the political analyst for WIOD 610 AM, Miami’s news and talk radio station. Watson served as the station’s analyst from 2004-2008. He will also be a regular guest on the morning drive show with Jimmy Cefelo.
In other Watson news:
• Tsunami, the book Watson co-authored with his son, Alex, was announced as a finalist/runner-up for the International Book Award in “young adult fiction.”
• He recently taped a one-hour program for Book TV on his new book America’s First Crisis and was the guest for a one-hour special on Presidents Day on the C-SPAN show Washington Journal.