Lawhon

David R. Lawhon

Instructional Associate Professor

Department of Liberal Studies (History)

lawhond@tamug.edu

+1 (409) 740-4948

Education:

M.A., University of Houston at Clear Lake, 2000.

B.A., University of Houston at Clear Lake, 1995.

Experience:

Texas A&M University at Galveston
2003 - present

  • Director of TAMUG Honors Program

  • Director of TAMUG First-Year Experience Program

  • American and European History Lecturer

  • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Special Advisor (College Readiness) representative for TAMUG

  • Co-Chair for TAMUG Undergraduate Science Symposium

  • Wakonse South Conference on College Teaching Coordinator 2008

  • Assist in the TAMUG Regional Science Olympiad

  • Lecturer in First Year Experience Class “Connections”

Additional Teaching Experience:

2001 - 2008 San Jacinto College

Full Time Adjunct Professor of American History.

2003 - 2006 North Harris College

Adjunct Professor of American History.

2000 - 2006 Brazosport College

Adjunct Professor of American History.

2000 - 2001 Alvin Community College

Adjunct Professor of American History.

Publication:
  • Edited “Silent No More” vol 1&2, A Multicultural Reader, 2005

Accomplishments:
  • Texas Monthly 2004 Guide to Texas Colleges + Universities Texas A&M University at Galveston Best Classes – History with David R. Lawhon

  • Lecturer Member of the Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi, 2004 Elected by Texas A& M University Chapter

  • Received the William Paul Ricker Distinguished Faculty Award May 1, 2009

  • Received Texas A&M University System Teaching Excellence Award (Top 5%) 2010

  • Received Texas A&M University System Teaching Excellence Award (Top 5%) 2009

  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers 2004 -2008

  • Developed and initiated the Honors Program at Texas A&M University at Galveston, 2008

  • Initiated a new course Hist.405 "The History of the Holocaust" on the TAMUG campus. This particular course contributes to the International and Cultural Diversity requirements and is presently the only European history course offered at the TAMUG, 2008

  • Arrange presentations of Holocaust survivors at Texas A&M University at Galveston 2008- present

  • Member of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2008-Present

  • Assisted in developing a writing center for the TAMUG and funded a Writing Instructor for the Writing Center, Spring 2009

  • Faculty partner providing non-academic assistance to freshman students

  • Closing speaker for the Aggie Scholars Banquet 2007

  • Presenter at the 2007 faculty symposium.

Civic Affiliations:
  • HolocaustMuseumHoustonBronzeMember

  • Board Member of Gulf South Historical Association

Selected Professional Workshops:
  • National Collegiate Honors Council Conference, Washington D.C., 2010

  • College Readiness Faculty Collaborative Symposia, Austin Texas, 2009

  • National Collegiate Honors Council Conference, San Antonio Texas, 2009

  • Wakonse South Conference on College Teaching, Canyon of the Eagles Lodge & Park, Burnet, Texas, 2008

  • 27th Annual Conference on the First-Year experience, San Francisco California, 2009

  • Learning about Learning Conference San Antonio Texas, 2008

  • CUR South Central Regional Workshop on Institutionalizing Undergraduate Research University of Texas – El Paso Texas, 2008

  • National Collegiate Honors Council Conference, Denver Colorado, 2008