Lori Demeter

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Ph.D. Public Policy and Administration

Dr. Demeter resides in lovely Annapolis, MD in the ET zone. She has a PhD in Public Policy, a Master's in Public Administration, and a BS in Psychology. Dr. Demeter has over 20 years of experience working with all levels of government and 15 years teaching online. She enjoys the field of public policy and administration because the consequences of our decisions produce far-reaching, often unanticipated effects for years and even generations to come. In her spare time, Dr. Demeter loves spending time outdoors, painting, and traveling.

Courses Taught

PPPA 8431 - Finance and Budgeting in the Public Sector

PPPA 8841 - Health Policy and Management

PPPA 8405 - Ethics and Social Justice

PPPA 9000 - Dissertation

PPPA 8004 - Foundations for Doctoral Study


BS, Carneige Mellon University

MPA, Valdosta State University

MPA, Valdosta State University

PhD, University of Maryland

Public Service

Boy Scouts of America, Volunteer - Annapolis

Various - Assistant Leader Girl Scouts, Volunteer - Severna Park


Demeter, L. (2017). Neighborhood risks and resources correlated with rates of successful reentry of youth returning from detention centers in Massachusetts. . Journal of Juvenile Justice

Demeter, L. (2016). Beyond elections: Ghana’s democracy from the perspective of the citizenry. . International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Review

Demeter, L. (2016). Graduates’ perceptions of an early childhood education teacher training program in Jamaica. . International Journal of Education and Human Development

Demeter, L. (2015). Pharmacist-patient relationship as a method for promoting behavioral changes and improved outcomes in diabetic patients. International Journal of Education and Social Science