Dawson promotes the work of the TLTC through the weekly newsletter, its social media accounts, and other channels. Dawson recently graduated from Biola University in Los Angeles with a degree in Cinema and Media Arts. He also studied graphic and product design at the Elisava School of Design and Engineering in Barcelona, Spain. He came to the University of Maryland in August 2018 to pursue a master’s in Human Computer Interaction. He enjoys finding ways to use story and visual design to enhance the user experience of organizations like the TLTC.
Prior to joining the TLTC, Scott was the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Department of Psychology and a Teaching & Learning Consultant for the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences. He completed his undergraduate studies at Denison University, where he conducted research with apes at the Ohio State Chimpanzee Center, and then spent three years as a dolphin trainer and research associate at the Kewalo Basin Marine Mammal Laboratory in Honolulu. Scott came to Maryland in 2003 to pursue his Ph.D.