Publications, Grants, and Conference Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Publications

2017    (Accepted with revisions) Larsen, T., and J.A. Harrington, Jr. Learning Progressions for Place. Journal of Geography.

2016    Larsen, T., and J.A. Harrington, Jr. Mental Maps and a Community-Based Sense of Place: A Case Study among Kansas Third Graders. Research in Geographic Education. 18(2): 86-111.

Theses and Dissertations

2016    Larsen, T. Last Child on the Prairie: Geo-Progressions, Mental Maps, and a Community-Based Sense of Place among Kansas Third Graders. Kansas State University. Master’s Thesis.

Additional Publications

2016.   Larsen, T., and L.K. Millsaps. Guerrilla Geography: Engaging Imagination in Ecological Education. imaginED: Education that Inspires. http://www.educationthatinspires.ca/2016/09/12/guerilla-geography-engaging-imagination-in-ecological-education/. Last accessed 22 January 2017.

2016.   Larsen, T. and L.K. Tabor. Uncaging Imagination with Guerrilla Geography. Green Teacher. 106(2): 24-27.

Research Grants

2016    NSF RCN Transformative Research in Geographic Education: Learning Progressions for Places and Regions. National Science Foundation. $20,000. Co-PI with J.A. Harrington, Jr.

Conference Papers

2017    Harrington, J.A., Jr., T. Larsen, S.W. Bednarz, D.J. Rutherford, A. Mohan, and E.M. Rawling. Place and Region in Geography Education. 2017 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.

2017    Solem, M.N., T. Larsen, P.A. Solís, N. Huynh, R. Theobald, and R.G. Boehm. Transformative Research in Geography Education. 2017 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. Boston, MA.

2017    Larsen, T. Landscapes of the American Trappist Monastery. 2017 You Are Here: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Place, Space, and Embodiment. Omaha, NE.

2016    Larsen, T., and R. Lefferd. P4 Cultural Ecology Workshop: Plants, People, Places, Patterns. 2016 Kansas Council for Social Studies Conference. Abilene, KS.

2016    Larsen, T., and L.K. Millsaps. Guerrilla Social Studies. 2016 Kansas Council for Social Studies Conference. Abilene, KS.

2016    Larsen, T., and R. Lefferd. P4 Ecology Workshop: Plants, People, Places, Patterns. 2016 Annual Kansas Association for the Gifted, Talented and Creative (KGTC) Conference. Overland Park, KS.

2016    Larsen, T. How Do Third Graders Make Sense of their Community? A Study in Geo-Progressions, Mental Maps, and Geographies of Students. National Conference on Geographic Education. Tampa, FL.

2016    Larsen, T., J.A. Harrington, Jr., and L.K. Millsaps. Trying to Control Chaos? Put It ‘In Park’: Managing a Successful Geography Awareness Week. National Conference on Geographic Education. Tampa, FL.

2016    Larsen, T. Geo-Progressions, Mental Maps, and Community Perception among Kansas Third Graders. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

2015.   Larsen, T. Culture, Experience, and Geo-Progressions: K-12 Student Pathways to Imagining Places and Regions. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

2015    Larsen, T. Progress Report: Geo-Progressions and Sense of Community among Kansas Third Graders. Association of American Geographers Great Plans/Rocky Mountain Division Annual Meeting. Kearney, NE.

2015    Harrington, J.A., Jr., L. Tabor, and T. Larsen. Ideas to expand Geography Awareness Activities in your community. Association of American Geographers Great Plans/Rocky Mountain Division Annual Meeting. Kearney, NE.

Conference Posters

2016    Larsen, T., and J.A. Harrington, Jr. Learning Progressions for Places and Regions: Building a Research Coordination Network. GPRM Regional Meeting. Colorado Springs, CO.

2014    Larsen, T. ‘Spreading It Faster than We Can Shovel It:’ Local Perceptions of Power and Controversy in the Management of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. SWAAG-GPRM Joint Regional Meeting. Albuquerque, NM.