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George Larkin

Core Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Public Policy and Administration

Degree Program Ph.D. Public Policy and Administration

George Larkin is a Core Faculty Member in the PhD Program in Public Policy and Administration at Walden University. Before transitioning to a faculty position, he served as the PhD Program Director for over 7 years. George held faculty and administrative positions at the University of West Georgia, Auburn University, the University of Southern Mississippi, the West Virginia College of Graduate Studies, and Concord College prior to his employment at Walden. George received his PhD in Public Administration and Public Affairs from Virginia Tech. He has over 30 years of research, teaching, and consulting experience. George has authored, co-authored, or contributed to numerous consulting reports and academic articles. For the past 4 years, George has collaborated with Martha Larkin on research and presentations focusing on data visualization. George and Martha were invited to author an article titled, Achieving Excellence in Data Visualization, that was published in the December 2017 issue of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) Newsletter.

Education

BA, Concord College

MURP, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Public Service

Destin Charity Wine Auction, Volunteer - Miramar Beach

Awards / Honors

Faculty Excellence Award, Walden School of Public Policy and Administration, 2018

Publications

Asfari, A., Hirschbein, R., Larkin, G. R. (2019). Toward an Operational Definition of Islamophobia. Public Philosophy Journal .

Larkin, G. R., Larkin, G. R. (2017). Achieving Excellence in Data Visualization. NILOA December 2017 Newsletter.

Dickey, J., Birdsall, I. R., Larkin, G., Kim, K. S. (2015). Supernumerary Intelligence: A New Approach to Analytics for Management.

Peralta, J., Larkin, G. R. (2011). Counting Those Who Count: The Impact of Latino Population Growth on Redistricting in Southern States. PS: Political Science & Politics.

Larkin, G. R. (2008). Review of Dialogues in Urban & Regional Planning: Volume 2. Journal of the American Planning Association.

Larkin, G. R., Larkin, M., Dickey, J. (2005). Implementing and evaluating a university's technology update exposition to enhance technology infusion in Classrooms. Journal of Special Education Technology.

Presentations

Larkin, G. R., Baer, S. E. (2020). Mass Transit Policy: Responding to COVID-19. Northeast Conference on Public Admistration.

Larkin, G. R., Larkin, G. R. (2020). Exploring Data Visualization. Walden University DBA Program.

Larkin, M. J., Larkin, G. R. (2020). Data Visualization for All Ages. Walden University.

Larkin, M. J., Larkin, G. R. (2020). Achieving Excellence in Data Visualization: Beyond the Basics. Walden University Center for Social Change.

Larkin, M. J., Larkin, G. R. (2018). Taskstream by Watermark and Data Visualization: Best Practices for Sharing Data. Watermark Engage.

Larkin, M. J., Larkin, G. R. (2017). Using Data Visualization to Achieve Transparent Communication and Accountability in Teacher Education. American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Larkin, G. R. (2017). Supernumerary Intelligence as a New Approach to Analytics for Management. Florida Chautaugua Association.

Larkin, G. R., Birdsall, I. (2016). A Tutorial and Case Analysis using Supernumerary Intelligence A New Approach to Analytics. Southeastern Conference for Public Administration.

Larkin, M. J., Larkin, G. R. (2016). Incorporating Technology to Achieve Excellence in Data Visualization. Assessment Institute.

Larkin, M. J., Larkin, G. R. (2016). Achieving Excellence in Data Visualization for Scholarship and Service. Walden University.

Larkin, G. R., Birdsall, I., Dickey, J. (2015). Supernumerary Intelligence as a New Approach to Analytics for Public Managers. Southeastern Conference for Public Administration.