Professor Fawson arrived at Utah State University in January 1990. During his tenure at Utah State University, Dr. Fawson has served as Director of International Programs, Vice Provost for Academic and International Affairs, Department Head, Senior Associate Dean and Executive Director of Partners in Business in the Huntsman School of Business.
Dr. Fawson is passionate about designing and delivering transformational learning experiences for students and has been a program leader for a variety of faculty-led international learning experiences. His research interests cover a broad spectrum of topics within the domain of public finance, the economics of education, healthcare economics, and economic development.
He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Texas A&M University in 1986, preceded by an MS in Economics from the same institution in 1983 and a BA in Economics from Weber State College in 1982.