A portrait of Luke Lawson

Luke Lawson

Growing up in El Paso Texas with a teacher for a mother, Luke has always been passionate about learning and education. Luke began his work in research by taking various roles in psychology labs running studies on reinforcement learning, memory, decision making, and prospection. After getting his master’s degree at New York University, Luke moved to Tulsa with the assistance of the Tulsa Remote program and transitioned fully into work in education and statistics. Luke is currently finishing his doctorate at Oklahoma State University in Educational Psychology and has held positions conducting research the OSU behavioral medicine clinic, teaching courses in advanced statistical methods as Associate Faculty at Columbia University, and has worked as a Research Analyst for two years at an Ed Tech company named Branching Minds. In his position at Impact Tulsa, Luke hopes to impact his community and improve education in Oklahoma.