Lars Gustafsson (born May 17, 1936) is a Swedish poet, novelist and scholar. From 1983 he served as a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, where he taught Philosophy and Creative Writing, until May 2006, when he retired.
 Bibliography, selected
- 1961: Dagens Nyheter, August 21
- "Den besynnerlige professor Tolkien" ("Tolkien, the Peculiar Professor")
- 2004: Expressen, February 27
- "Professorn fick en idé" ("The Professor Had an Idea")