Academic Books

Data Science in Higher Education is available on Amazon. With this introduction to foundational topics in machine learning and predictive analytics, ambitious leaders in research can develop and employ sophisticated predictive models to better inform their institution’s decision-making process.

The Psychology of Exploitation bridges topics in sociology and psychology to support a contemporary theory of social exploitation.

Journal Articles

Higher Education

Sociology & Literary Criticism

Teaching Materials

  • Lawson, J. Research Topic Distillation Process (PDF)

Software & Toolsets

Side Projects

Gravity Grid Android Game (Alpha) is puzzle game for Android mobile devices. In Gravity Grid, you must move a combination of different types of planets around a 7x7 grid. Each tile in the grid is worth a specific amount of points, and each planet can only be moved a certain way. Your goal is to add up all the planets of a certain color to reach a specific planet color score.