Sheryl A Larson
- Research Manager 3
- Director, Residential Information Systems Project;
- Principal Investigator
Sheryl A. Larson, PhD, began providing services to persons with disabilities in 1981. She has been a residential counselor, behavior analyst, program evaluator, consultant, personal advocate and researcher. Dr. Larson earned a B.A. in Psychology and Elementary Education from Bethel University in St. Paul, MN, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Minnesota.
Sherri is the Director of the Residential Information Systems Project, and a Principal Investigator in the Research and Training Center on Community Living (U of M) where she has worked since 1988. Dr. Larson directs research projects on long-term supports and services for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Among her 48 grant funded projects are evaluation studies, survey and intervention research, secondary analysis of large data sets and research synthesis on long-term supports and services, access to health care, disability statistics, and disability services.
Sherri has authored or coauthored more than 130 books, book chapters, Journal articles and technical reports, and other products. She is a fellow of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID). She serves as a reviewer for several professional journals and on grant review panels for several federal agencies.