Albert J. Larson

1934 - 2006

Albert J. Larson taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago for over 35 years, where he was known for his effective teaching. He was nominated 11 times for the UIC Silver Circle Award for Excellence in Teaching. A contributor to many textbooks, he also published more than 50 articles in geographical and anthropological journals over the course of his long career. In addition to his work at UIC, Larson served the Chicagoland area as an adjunct professor at Carroll College, Elmhurst College, North Central College, Wilbur Wright Community College, the College of DuPage, and Harper College. A native Chicagoan born in 1934, Larson passed away recently at the age of 72.

Albert J. Larson (Necrology). 2007. AAG Newsletter 42(3): 21.