Dean Andrew Lawson

Dr. Andrew Lawson

Dean Andrew Lawson came to CSUMB in 2016 from Fresno State where he served as Interim Dean, Associate Dean and Professor of Entomology. Dr. Lawson completed a bachelor’s degree in biology from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and a Ph.D.in entomology from the University of California, Berkeley. His graduate and post-doctoral work focused on the use of natural enemies to control urban forest insect pests. Since joining the CSU in 1993, his research projects have focused on integrated pest management in almonds, grapes and pistachios. Dr. Lawson has provided leadership in general education, assessment, and accreditation efforts.

Dean Lawson is committed to supporting the CSUMB mission by working to provide high quality academic programs that support all of our students in achieving their goals and that contribute to the economic and social enrichment of our region.

He replaces Dr. Marsha Moroh, a founding faculty member who had been dean of the college from 1996-2015.