Lori Partin currently serves as a Management and Program Analyst for the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), providing oversight, and supporting the development and operation of over fifteen state and tribal child welfare information systems. In her time as an instructor in the Master of Public Policy program, she has taught courses on Bureaucracy and Public Management and Project Management.

Her new title of Placement Advisor acknowledges the work she has done supporting many policy students in launching their careers. The program is grateful for Ms. Partin's continued work in connecting students with potential employers. Dr. Gary Mucciaroni, the Public Policy Program Director, shared, "Lori is a gifted instructor who brings her own wealth of practical experience and that of other practitioners into the classroom.  In her role as placement adviser, she will continue to reach out to help connect our students with opportunities."