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Associate Professor-in-Residence, Journalism and Media Studies
Undergraduate Coordinator, Journalism and Media Studies
Expertise: Journalism and Journalism Education, Changing Media Environment, Broadcast Production
Gary Larson spent 12 years as a broadcast journalist in the Upper Midwest before going back to school for a master's degree in mass communication from North Dakota State University. He continued his education by earning a Ph.D. in rhetoric and media from the University of Minnesota.
His areas of interest are journalism and journalism education, broadcast and electronic media production, and critical media studies.
Gary Larson In The News
Jenny Hurtado, a young Hispanic woman from Las Vegas, has overcome all sorts of adversities that have come to her in life, and today this young woman who is a recent graduate of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, has created a scholarship to help undocumented students from the valley.
"This is just craziness, this kind of stuff, where it's just out of the blue and all of a sudden shots ring out." That was one of the comments shared in Professor Gary Larson’s journalism class at UNLV today.
Articles Featuring Gary Larson
Students, faculty, and graduates quickly gather unique accounts of the Las Vegas Strip shooting.