1) Robert Dawson (1950-) American photographer
2) Dr. Robert J. McG. Dawson, Canadian mathematics professor and science fiction author
3) Robert "Bob" Dawson (1921-2012), British sculptor
4) Robert Dawson, British author of "both fiction and non-fiction for all age groups, but especially the 8 to 13 age group, reluctant readers, and specialist adult material on Gypsies and Travellers."
5) Robert Dawson, American poet and musician