Log In

Robert Allen Larson Edit Profile

Philosophy educator

Robert Allen Larson, American philosophy educator. Recipient National Defense Education Act fellowship Florida State University, 1976, Abbey grant Barclay Artist-in-Residence, 1989, Florida Endowment grant.

Background

Larson, Robert Allen was born on February 21, 1937 in New Britain, Connecticut, United States. Son of Oscar Bertil and Mary Anna (Snyder) Larson.

Education

Bachelor in Social Science, Fairfield University, 1962. Master of Arts in European History, University Florida, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities, Florida State University, 1976.

Postgraduate, Art Institute Chicago, 1993.

Career

Professor humanities, philosophy and sculpture, Okaloosa-Walton Community College, Niceville, Florida, since 1965. Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Avocations: canoeing, birdwatching, Native American traditional rights advocacy.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Sculptures exhibited various locations, United States and abroad.

Membership

Member Bishop's Commission for Social Justice, Pensacola-Tallahassee Diocese, since 1991. Created, coordinator Gainsville Tutorial Program, 1962-1965. President Parent-Teachers Association.

Board directors Coalition for Homeless, since 1992. Member National Association Humanities Education (board directors), Florida League of Arts (president 1985-1987), Phi Alpha Theta, Lambda Iota Tau.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: canoeing, birdwatching, Native American traditional rights advocacy.

Connections

Married Christina Elinor Baker, June 1, 1982. Children: Robert Junior, James-David, Mary, Adam.

father:
Oscar Bertil Larson

mother:
Mary Anna (Snyder) Larson

spouse:
Christina Elinor Baker

children:
Robert Junior Larson

James-David Larson

Mary Larson

Adam Larson