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Associate Professor of Law, Legal Argumentation and Rhetoric, Texas A&M University

Larson is associate professor of law at Texas A&M University's School of Law. He researches rhetoric and argumentation, especially in legal and professional communication. He focuses on rhetorical and argumentation theory in context and practice, using text-analytic, computational, and cognitive methods. Other research interests include the law of online contracts and empirical research methods. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and comes to Texas A&M after a 20-year career as an attorney and business executive. He teaches courses in legal rhetoric and communication.


  • –present
    Associate professor, legal argumentation and rhetoric, Texas A&M University
  • 2015–2017
    Assistant professor of rhetoric and technical communication, Georgia Institute of Technology


  • 2015 
    University of Minnesota, Ph.D. Rhetoric & Scientific & Technical Communication
  • 2000 
    Mitchell Hamline School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude