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Carol Willis Dawson
Assistant Professor

University Studies
MTSU Box 493
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Office: SAG 119
Office Phone: (615) 898-5553

E-mail: cdawson@mtsu.edu


  • Ed.S., MTSU,curriculum and instruction, 1995
  • M.A.T., Vanderbilt University, mathematics, 1970
  • B.A., cum laude, David Lipscomb College, mathematics, 1968


  • Asst. Professor, University Studies Math Instructor, MTSU, 1989 - present
  • Co-Director of University Studies Math Lab, 1995-2000
  • Instructor, Mathematics, David Lipscomb University, 1982-1989
  • Adjunct, TSU, 1978-1981
  • Adjunct, UT-N, 1975-1976
  • Metro Nashville Public Schools, 1969-1974

A few achievements or accomplishments:

  • OIT Grants: Summer 1994 and Summer 1997
  • Co-wrote grant for new computers for math lab

Some interesting projects:
Numerous conference presentations including the Lilly Conference on College Teaching and the annual meeting of the National Council of teachers of Mathematics.

Describe your teaching style:

What do you like most about teaching:
Contact with students and definite beginnings and endings

What do you expect from your students?
That they do their homework all the time.

What should they expect from you?
That I will strive to make the material seem easy.

Areas of interest outside the classroom:
Mrs. Dawson has been married to John W. Dawson, since 1968. They have a son and a daughter. She also enjoys reading and gardening.

Contact Us
  • University Studies
  • Peck Hall, Room 202
  • 1301 E. Main Street, Box 16
  • Murfreesboro, TN 37132
  • (615) 898-2568 (office)
  • (615) 898-5907 (fax)


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