Randy Larsen

​Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
William R. Stuckenberg Professor of Human Values and Moral Development
PhD, University of Illinois
MA, Duquesne University
BA, Loras College

contact info:

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1125
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

​Professor Larsen’s research focuses on personality and emotion, with an emphasis on understanding why people differ from each other in terms of emotions, including daily moods, reactions to pleasant and unpleasant events, and emotional variability, and other specific emotions like happiness, life satisfaction, and attraction.

For more information, visit Randy Larsen's department profile.