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Lori Demeter, PhD, MPA

Distinguished Core Adjunct Professor, School of Business

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Areas of Expertise:

  • ​Public administration


  • ​PhD in public policy, University of Maryland, Maryland
  • MPA, Valdosta University, GA
  • BS in psychology, Carnegie Mellon Univ, PA


  • ​Public Access Information Technologies in American City Governments

Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​Voting
  • Organizational behavior
  • Leadership

Certifications and /or licenses:

  • ​Graduate Certificate in Distance Teaching, UMGC

Select Publications:

  • ​Demeter, L., & Sibanda, N. (2017). Neighborhood risks and resources correlated with rates of successful reentry of youth returning from detention centers in Massachusetts. Journal of Juvenile Justice, 2, 3-15.
  • Demeter, L., & Osafo-Danso, R. (2016). Beyond elections: Ghana's democracy from the perspective of the citizenry. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Review, 2(8), 3-12.
  • Jacobs, P., & Demeter, L. (2016). Graduates' perceptions of an early childhood education teacher training program in Jamaica. International Journal of Education and Human Development, 2(6), 16-32.

Select Professional Experience:

  • ​2007-present, online graduate teaching, several universities.
  • 1996 -2008, Director, MD Department of Health.