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Meet Professor Holly Lawson
Meet Professor Holly Lawson

Holly Lawson, PhD, is the coordinator of the Visually Impaired Learner program. Since 1994, she has worked in the VIL field, beginning as a residential instructor for the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and then the Peace Corps in Morocco. Her master’s and PhD are from the University of Arizona where she held several positions in teaching and research. She came to PSU in 2014, having previously worked as an assistant professor and the coordinator for the Virginia Consortium of Teacher Preparation in Vision Impairment at George Mason University.

Holly M. Lawson, PhD, CLVT, COMS
Portland State University
College of Education
Special Education
PO Box 751
1900 SW 4th Avenue
Room 280G
Portland, OR 97207-0751
Phone: 503-725-5495
Fax: 503-725-5599
Email: hlawson@pdx.edu