Dr. Dawson has been a contributing faculty member within the College of Management and Technology at Walden University since 2004. Dr. Dawson has instructed courses in Software Engineering, Information Technology and Information Systems.
Dr. Dawson has over 25 years working in product development in a variety of engineering roles including software QA, software development, hardware design and integration management, and software development management. Dr. Dawson is certified as a project management professional (PMP).
Dr. Dawson's research interests include information security and he is currently researching the impact human factors have on limiting information security compliance in large organizations.