Lora Alberto

Lora Drew Alberto

Program Director

Program Director, Research and Graduate Programs

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Professional Summary

Lora Alberto has been the Program Director for Graduate Studies and Research in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning since 2015. She works with graduate students and faculty in all four schools of the college to assist them in meeting University policies and procedures.

Prior to returning to DAAP, Lora spent 17 years as the Education Director for Groundwork Cincinnati - Mill Creek, working with the Cincinnati community to protect and restore the Mill Creek Watershed.  As a graduate student in the Master of Community Planning Program, she was a graduate assistant for the Community Design Center.  Lora spent two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippines (1992-94).  


Master of Community Planning: University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, (Specialization in Environmental Planning)

Bachelor of Science: Miami University Oxford, Ohio, (Degree in Retail Marketing through the School of Home Economics – focus on textiles and fiber arts.)

Positions and Work Experience

- Program Director, Graduate Studies & Research,