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Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life

Lorlene M. Hoyt

Executive Director, Talloires Network

Lorlene Hoyt

Lorlene M. Hoyt

Executive Director, Talloires Network

Phone 617.627.6056
Room 108
72 Professors Row, Medford, MA
Education: 
University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D. in City Planning
University of Pennsylvania, Master of City Planning
State University of New York, Master of Landscape Architecture
Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture
Professional Experience: 
  • Research Professor, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts University, Present
  • Associate Research Professor, Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts University
  • Executive Director, Talloires Network, Tufts University, Present
  • Director of Programs and Research, Talloires Network, Tufts University
  • Associate Professor, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, M.I.T.
  • Director and Founder, MIT@Lawrence Partnership
  • Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania                                          
  • Co-founder and Member, Urban Revitalizers, LLC
Selected Honors and Awards: 
President's Community Partnership Award, Massachusetts Campus Compact
Excellence in Advising Award, M.I.T.
Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award, M.I.T.
President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, Corporation for National and Community Service
Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement, New England Resource Center for Higher Education
Selected Funded Research: 
  • Principal Investigator for the “Youth Economic Participation Initiative” Global South University Demonstration Grant and Research Project. MasterCard Foundation
  • Principal Investigator for the “Global Citizenship” Prize and Research Project. McJannet Foundation
  • Co-principal Investigator for “Supporting African Higher Education Leaders’ Participation in the Talloires Network Leaders Conference 2017” Carnegie Corporation of New York.
  • Principal Investigator for “Deliberative Civic Engagement” International Workshops and Research Project. Kettering Foundation
  • Principal Investigator for “Civic Education of College Students through Community Experiences Beyond Service Learning” International Workshops and Research Project. Kettering Foundation
  • Principal Investigator for the “Faculty and Staff Professional Development Program.” Pearson Foundation
  • Principal Investigator for “MIT@Lawrence” campus-community partnership. United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and other sources
Teaching/Courses Taught: 
Community Development, Planning, and Politics
Anchor Institutions and Community Revitalization