Robert Larkin, PhD

Robert P. Larkin, PhD

Robert Larkin, PhD

Professor Emeritus / Lecturer
Columbine Hall, rm. 2043


  • B.S. (Early Secondary Social Studies Education) State University of New York-Cortland 1968
  • M. A. (Geography) University of Colorado-Boulder 1969
  • Ph.D. (Geography) The Pennsylvania State University-1973


  • Professor, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (1974-present)
  • Visiting Professor, Exeter University, Exeter, England (1981-82)
  • Visiting Professor, Colorado College, CO (1998-99)


  • 1991 Outstanding Teacherd Award, UCCS Student Government
  • 1988 Outstanding Alumni Award, State University of New York
  • 1987 Outstanding Teacher, College of LAS, UCCS
  • 1986 Thomas Jefferson Award, University of Colorado
  • 1985 Humanist of the Year Award, Colo. Endowment for the Humanities
  • 1985 Chancellors Award, Univ. of Colorado at Colorado Springs


Author/co-Author of eight books and over fifty articles and reviews 


Received over $500,000 in research and program development funds obtained  from a variety of state and federal agencies including the National Science Foundation, Department of Education, Colo. Endowment for the Humanities. 

Other Activities

Consultant to National Geographic Society, Smithsonian Institution,  American Library Association, Colorado State Library, American Farm Project