Dr. Lawson is the Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Success in the Office of the Provost. He has previously served as Department Head, Associate Department Head, and Program Director for the Graduate Certificate in Data Science. He held previous positions at Trinity University and Wake Forest University, as well as visiting research positions at University of Surrey, Caltech, Fields Institute, and St. Mary's College of Maryland.
I am committed to the success of all WCU students, both undergraduate and graduate. I enjoy teaching pure and applied mathematics at all levels, from first-year students to graduate students. I embrace the opportunity to share with all my students the beauty of geometry and the utility of mathematical modeling.
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.