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Robert P. Larkin

Robert P. Larkin

Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

B.A., State University of New York, Cortland;
M.A., University of Colorado, Boulder;
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

Dr. Larkin's areas of expertise are in population geography, geography of the Southwestern United States, and in geographic education. His recent work has dealt with the geographic changes that have taken place in the San Luis Valley of south-central Colorado. He just finished a multi-year project in conjunction with the National Geographic Society and the Smithsonian Institution. That project involved the development of a traveling geography exhibit.

Dr. Larkin has received several awards including the 1988 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the State University of New York, the 1987 Outstanding Teacher Award from the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, the 1986 Thomas Jefferson Award from the University of Colorado, the 1985 Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Achievement and Service, and the 1985 Outstanding Achievement in the Humanities Award from the Colorado Endowment for the Humanities.

Some current publications:

The San Luis Valley of Colorado - A Geographical Sketch, Hulbert Press, 1996.

Population Geography: Problems, Concepts, and Prospects, Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 5th edition, 1996.

Robert P. Larkin
Geography and Environmental Studies
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7150
(719) 262-4053
(719) 262-4066 (fax)



Dept. of Geography and Environmental Studies,
Columbine Hall, COH2
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs 80918
Phone: 719.262.4065
Fax: 719.262.4066


BA in Geography
Dr. Robert Larkin

MA in Applied Geography
Dr. John Harner