Staff Directory


Robert Lawson

Application & System Specialist

Office: LIB 140/210A

Phone: 949-480-4224

Fax: 949-480-4258


Information Technology Staff


Robert Lawson joined Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo, as Database Administrator in June 2001. He was promoted to Senior Database Administrator in July 2005. Prior to joining SUA, Lawson was Database Administrator at Rainbow Technologies where he was part of the team that selected and implemented PeopleSoft in North America and Europe. Prior to that he was with Tropitone Furniture Company for 10 years as Senior Analyst and IS Manager, where he helped with 2 ERP implementations and was on the manufacturing JIT team.

Lawson has a BS degree in Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton. He also studied in Mexico at the Universidad de las Américas -Puebla and Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana - Mexico City. 

Lawson is President of the Friends of the Aliso Viejo Library, an OC Register WeatherNet volunteer, and a docent for The Nature Conservancy and Riley Wilderness Park.

Robert and his wife, Nanci, reside in Aliso Viejo. They are the proud parents of four children.