University of Oregon
Arts and Administration Program

Lori Hager

Lori Hager

Assistant Professor
Coordinator, Community Arts Management
Arts and Administration Program (AAD)
School of Architecture & Allied Arts (AAA)
University of Oregon (UO)
541-346-2469 (office)
541-346-3626 (fax)
Curriculum Vitae (PDF, 346 KB)

Dr. Lori L. Hager is faculty in the Arts and Administration Program at the University of Oregon where she teaches and conducts research in the history and policies of community youth arts, arts learning, and community arts development in the United States. She was awarded an NEA Art Works grant, along with research collaborators Grady Hillman and Dr. Amanda Gardner, for the Prison Arts Resource Project. She co-founded and directs the eportfolio project, which focuses on the applications of new media and 21st century skills in the preparation of professional arts managers and educators. Dr. Hager coordinates the Community Arts Concentration, and co-curricular learning for undergraduate and graduate arts management students. Other recent research activities focus on the impact of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) on the development of the cultural workforce in the United States. She will travel to Athens, Greece in spring 2014 to teach at the Athens Centre. Prior to academia, Lori worked as a professional actor, teaching artist, and arts educator. She can be reached at

Professor Hager's Professional CV

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Eugene, OR 97403

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