Professor bob Watt

BA, BCL (Oxford), PhD (Essex)
Professor of Law

Professor bob Watt joined Buckingham Law School in September 2011 (bob uses the lower case b for his name). He was formerly Reader in Laws and sometime Head of the Law School at the University of Essex. Bob worked in non-academic employment for 15 years before retraining as a legal academic, and now holds a BA in Law and Politics from the former Oxford Polytechnic, a BCL from the University of Oxford (Balliol College), and a PhD from the University of Essex.

Bob is an acknowledged expert on electoral law, his book UK Election Law: a critical examination (London: Routledge-Cavendish, 2006) having received excellent reviews in the academic press. He made a major contribution to persuading the then Government to shelve plans to introduce remote electronic voting. Bob has further research interests in legal and political theory, where he is working on a novel theory of natural law, and employment law.

Apart from his academic interests bob coaches the University of Buckingham Running Club and hopes that they will soon be winning prizes for the University.

Selected Publications

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