Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Born and raised in Athens, Loran graduated from Clarke Central High School in 2013 before enrolling at the University of Georgia. He graduated with bachelor’s degrees in both International Affairs and Political Science in 2017.

His work experience includes stints in the U.S. Senate and in local campaign politics, and he now works as an Administrative Specialist at the UGA College of Pharmacy, where he has worked since 2018. In this role, Loran provides administrative support, coordinates conferences, handles purchasing responsibilities and provides program evaluation and assessment support.

As a full-time state employee and part-time MPA student, Loran hopes to develop an expertise that will enrich his work at UGA while also preparing him for a future career in government administration or nonprofit management.

You can find Loran spending his off hours enjoying the many public hiking trails around Clarke County with his wife, Rebecca, and their two dogs.


A.B.  | University of Georgia  | 2017  | International Affairs

A.B.  | University of Georgia  | 2017  | Political Science

Of Note

Presidential Scholar, Fall 2016

Master 4-H’er, July 2012

Research Interests

Loran is interested in studying poverty alleviation, affordable housing, anti-discrimination legislation, the building of generational wealth, and fiscal administration.