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About Maurice Dawson

Maurice Dawson is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems at the University of Missouri - Saint Louis and Fulbright Scholar at Prince Sultan University.  He teaches in the areas of cyber security and secure software programming in a degree program accredited by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security for cyber defense education. Before joining academia, he was an engineering manager for unmanned air systems and rotary wing aircraft in the defense industry.  He has a Ph.D. from the Intelligent Systems Research Centre at London Metropolitan University and a Doctor of Computer Science from Colorado Technical University.  Additionally, he is the co-editor of Developing Next-Generation Countermeasures for Homeland Security Threat Prevention, and New Threats and Countermeasures in Digital Crime and Cyber Terrorism, published by IGI Global in 2017, and 2015 respectively.


Present Assistant Professor of Information Systems, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Fulbright Specialist Grant Project #6296
  • Fulbright Specialist Grant Project #5824
  • Title: Assistance to the Office of Vocational Agriculture Education for the Establishment of a Functional Website, Assignment Number: SEN121, Location: Dakar, Senegal: Volunteer Assignment with USAID
  • 2013 Excellence in Presentation at ABWIC (1 Awards Received)
  • 2011 Excellence in Presentation at ABWIC (3 Awards Received)
  • United States Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal
  • United States Army Service Ribbon
  • Iowa National Guard Service Ribbon
  • UMSL International Studies & Program Fellow
  • Senior IEEE Member


January 2016 - Present PhD, London Metropolitan University ‐ Faculty of Life Sciences and Computing
October 2006 - September 2009 DSc, Colorado Technical University ‐ College of Engineering and Computer Science

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