My current research is on: the American presidents and presidential decision making, with an interest in the greatest and worst decisions in the history of the office; American first ladies and their role in the administration; the history of political scandals and what they tell us about presidential character and public opinion.
||Watson, Robert P. 2010. The Roads to Congress. Lexington Books.|
||Watson, Robert P., William D. Pederson, and Frank J. Williams. 2010. Lincoln's Enduring Legacy. Lexington Books.|
||Devine, Michael, Robert P. Watson, and Robert Wolz. 2008. Israel and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman. Truman State University.|