Public Figure Profiles

Robert W. Watson

Robert W. Watson (December 26, 1925 - February 27, 2012) was born in Passaic, New Jersey. He attended Williams College and Johns Hopkins University, where he received a doctoral degree in 1955. From 1953 to his retirement in 1987, he served as a member of the English Department at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He was the main architect of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at UNCG. The program is considered one of the best in the nation. In 1966, Watson and graduate writing student Lawrence Judson Reynolds began the Greensboro Review, a respected literary journal that has since earned a national reputation.Some of Watson’s awards and honors include: the American Scholar Poetry Prize (1959), a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship (1974-1975), and the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award (1977).

In 1980, he authored an article, published as "Media Martyrdom" in Harper's Magazine and excerpted as "The Other Side of the Greensboro Shootout" in the Washington Post, in which he defended the Ku Klux Klan for their actions in the Greensboro massacre.

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Some of their strengths

Robert W. Watson has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Hardworking, Loyal, Physical, Energetic, Passionate, Adventurous, and Intelligent.

Smart and Hardworking

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Robert W. Watson is someone who is a smart, hardworking, reliable, and loyal person, who is detail-oriented and orderly, but also generous and optimistic. A person who is ambitious and motivated.

Strong and Resilient

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Robert W. Watson well know them as someone who can be strong, expansive, and stable like a big tree.

Truthful and Kind

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Robert W. Watson as someone who is honest, compassionate, imaginative, and instinctual.

A person who enjoys new challlenges, is a magnet for attracting other creative types, good at identifying opportunities, and who is good at forming loyal, lifelong friendships.

Easygoing and Energetic

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Robert W. Watson is someone who has an easygoing nature and a healthy sense of humor, with a mind that requires constant stimulation in order to feel fulfilled.

They are also someone who is calm, comforting, and stable, and who loves stability and being a good friend and loyal partner.

Patient and Perseverent

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Robert W. Watson tends to be someone who is patient, faithful, hardworking and persistent, and who wants to achieve a lot in life. Who tends to be rather private when it comes to expressing feelings, enjoys being independent and self-sufficient, and who is not afraid of any obstacle.

Some of Robert W. Watson's challenges

While Robert W. Watson has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Robert W. Watson can be Suspicious, Stubborn, Idle, Short-tempered, Impulsive, Unrealistic, and Indecisive.

Suspicious and Stubborn

One of Robert W. Watson's key challenges is that they are someone who can be suspicious and stubborn.

Unrealistic and Indecisive

Robert W. Watson is someone who can be unrealistic, indecisive, and lacking in confidence, who can be impulsive when it comes to making important decisions, have difficulty collaborating with others, can be argumentative and not willling to accept criticism, and who can be disappointed by the high expectations they place on others.

Callous and Stubborn

Finally, Robert W. Watson also can come across as cold and unemotional, be too dismissive of others' opinions, and be overly suspicious, selfish and crafty.

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