Carl Larson, PHD
University of Denver – Professor Emeritus
Carl Larson is Professor Emeritus of Human Communication Studies and past Dean of Social Sciences at the University of Denver. He earned his B.A. degree (1961) in Speech and Drama at Idaho State University and both his M.A. degree (1962) and Ph.D. (1965) in Communication at the University of Kansas.
Larson’s main research activities have focused on groups and teams, and on negotiation and collaborative processes. His ten books have dealt with communication, negotiation, teamwork, collaboration, and leadership.
He has consulted for many entities in both the private and public sector on leadership, teamwork and collaboration. These organizations include including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the U.S. Congress. He has received awards for research, community service and teaching, including the Driscoll Master Educator Award, given by the students of the University of Denver to the outstanding professor of the year.