WILFRED H. WATSON
Wilfred H. Watson, retired associate professor emeritus
of management, died on March 30, 1997. He was 79.
Professor Watson was born on April 21, 1917, in Newcastle,
Texas. He earned bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from The
University of Texas at Austin in 1941, 1950, and 1959, respectively.
Dr. Watson joined the faculty of the University in 1947
and taught for 35 years, until his retirement in 1982. He specialized
in industrial relations, organizational behavior and theory, and personnel
administration. He served as associate dean of the College of Business
Administration, where he also directed the Texas Executive Development
Professor Watson served as a consultant to business,
industry, and government. He was also active as a member of the Texas
Personnel and Management Association and the American Management Association.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo
Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on December
4, 2000. Additional biographical sources can be found in the Barker
Texas History Center and the UT Office of Public Affairs.