Jeff Larson

Fifth-Year Doctoral Candidate

1130 E. Helen St. 
McClelland Hall 405QQ
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108 


M.B.A., University of Oregon

Post-Grad Certificate in Accounting, Linfield College

B.S. in Health Care Administration, Concordia University Portland

Jeff Larson is a fifth-year Management and Organizations doctoral candidate.  He earned a BS in Healthcare Administration from Concordia University, a post-graduate certification in Accounting from Linfield University and a MBA from the University of Oregon.  Prior to pursuing a PhD, Jeff worked for 22 years in health care, holding Vice-President positions for the Samaritan and PeaceHealth hospital systems in the Pacific Northwest.  Jeff has consulted with numerous health care organizations and non-profit agencies in the areas of board member development, leadership, philanthropy and strategic planning. 

Research Interests 

  • Compassionate leadership
  • Gender and role congruity
  • Emotions in sensemaking
  • Leadership in the health care setting


  • Academy of Management