Stephen Larsen

Stephen Larsen has established and currently directs international university programs in China and the Asia Pacific region. He develops new degree programs, pathways, and other collaborative opportunities between Asia and US institutions, oversees the operation of current programs, and manages a network of relations between the for-profit education sector and non-profit universities. Before moving to China, Dr. Larsen assisted in the directing and development of the Harvard College Writing Program. He commenced his academic career teaching the experimental humanities curriculum at St. John’s College. He holds a Ph.D. in history from Princeton University where his focus of research with Anthony Grafton was on alternative models of education in the founding of the modern university in early 19th-century Germany. He received his BA from Pomona College.

Co-sponsored with the Pacific Basin Institute at Pomona College.