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Jeffrey Lawson

Jeffrey Lawson


College of Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Computer Science

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3831
Office: 426 Stillwell Building
Personal Website:
Pronouns: he/him/his


Dr. Lawson is Program Director for the Graduate Certificate in Data Science. He has previously served as Department Head and Associate Department Head. He held previous positions at Trinity University and Wake Forest University, as well as visiting positions at University of Surrey, Caltech, Fields Institute, and St. Mary's College of Maryland.


  • Ph D, North Carolina State University
  • MS, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • BS, Georgia Institute Technology-Main Campus

Research Interests

Differential geometry, symplectic geometry, and geometric mechanics, with applications in classical mechanics and field theories. Mathematical modeling in physics, engineering, and biology. The teaching and learning of mathematics.

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