University of Vermont

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ROBERT LAWSON

Professor
Psychology
Arts & Sciences
Phone:(802)656-2670
Email Address:rlawson@uvm.edu
Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802) 656-1107 leeann.cox@uvm.edu
Specialty:executive coaching, history of psychology
Biography:Lawson is professor and former chair of the Psychology Department (2002-2006)as well as Director of the Master of Public Administration Program (1999-2002). His research and scholarship program embraces organizational psychology, the history of psychology, and designing intervention strategies for executive coaching.He is now revising his Organizational Psychology textbook (Oxford University Press) and has just published a textbook on the history of psychology(Prenitce-Hall,2007) focusing on foundational psychological ideas and their derived applications to a wide variety of contemporary challenges facing humanity around the globe. Lawson has published articles in several scholarly jourals, including the Psychological Record and the journal Science.