Biographical Profile of Dr. Bruce Crawford, Vice President for Instructional Services

Bruce Crawford, Ph.D., has over 35 years of experience in curriculum and instruction in secondary education postsecondary education, and higher education. Dr. Crawford currently serves as the Vice President for Instructional Services at Lawson State Community College.

Since Dr. Crawford has been at Lawson State, he has secured nearly $5,000,000 in grants in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-related projects from National Aeronautics Space and Administration (NASA) and National Science Foundation (NSF).  In addition, he has been instrumental in helping Lawson State achieve its Top 5 Community College rating.

Prior to Lawson State, Dr. Crawford served as chairperson of Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Alabama A&M University. Through established partnerships with local institutions and the University, he was instrumental in the University receiving more than four million dollars in funding.

Dr. Crawford holds a baccalaureate degree from Stillman College in mathematics, a Master’s degree from the University of Alabama in mathematics education, and a Doctorate of Philosophy degree from Kansas State University in curriculum and instruction, with an emphasis in educational technology and computer education. 

Dr. Crawford is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity,  Inc. and was recently inducted into the Alpha Phi Alpha  Hall of Fame (for the state of Alabama) for his outstanding contributions to the organization and the community at large.  He is also a member of Kappa Delta Pi and Phi Delta Kappa professional honor societies.