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department chairman , psychology professor

Randy John Larsen, American psychology professor, department chairman. Achievements include research in affect intensity as a personality dimension, occurence, duration and emotional impact of illness, personality and susceptibility to emotion states. David Ross grantee Purdue University, 1987-1989, National Institutes of Health, 1987-1990, 87-93.

Background

Larsen, Randy John was born on August 27, 1954 in Lake City, Iowa, United States. Son of Floyd William and Mary Ellen (Stewart) Larsen.

Education

Master of Arts, Duquesne University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1984.

Career

Assistant professor Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1984-1989, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1989-1992, associate professor, 1992-1997, professor, 1997-1998. William R. Stuckenberg professor human values Washington University, St. Louis, since 1998, chairman department psychology. Member National Institutes of Health Study Section on Emotion and Personality, 1992-1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in affect intensity as a personality dimension, occurence, duration and emotional impact of illness, personality and susceptibility to emotion states.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Journal Personality and Social Psychology, 1985-1991, Journal Personality, since 1990, Journal Research in Personality, since 1990. Author: (chapter) A Process Approach to Personality, 1990. Associate editor Jour Personality and Social Psychology, since 1998.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Psychological Association (Distinguished Science Achievement award 1991), American Psychological Society, Society for Psychophysiol.

Connections

father:
Floyd William Larsen

mother:
Mary Ellen (Stewart) Larsen