Victor Lawson

Dr. Victor Lawson

Assistant Professor of Information Technology

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Dr. Lawson taught ITEC courses at GGC from August 2008–May 2016. He completed his doctorate in computer science at the University of Georgia where he spent the past year as a graduate student and lecturer. Prior to teaching, he had 22 years experience in ITEC as a programmer, analyst, systems administrator, technical director and business owner. He has implemented IT systems for Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies. His education includes a bachelor of science in computer science, a master of science in management of technology, a master of internet technology and a Ph.D. in computer science. His Ph.D. research is in the field of distributed systems architecture for remote sensor networks.


  • Doctorate – computer science – University of Georgia
  • Master’s – internet technology – University of Georgia
  • Master’s – management of technology – Georgia Tech

Academic Interests

  • Distributed systems
  • Sensor networks
  • Database management
  • Software engineering

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