LSU
Lori Martin
Title
Faculty Athletics Representative
Email
lorim@lsu.edu
Alma Mater
Fordham

Lori Latrice Martin is a professor in the African and African American Studies program and the Department of Sociology. Dr. Martin is also a member of the Roger Ogden Honors College Faculty Advisory Board and the Communicating Across the Curriculum Advisory Board. She earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University at Albany, State University of New York, a master’s degree in Applied Public Affairs from the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Fordham University.

At LSU, Dr. Martin has served as the Director of Undergraduate Studies and the Director of Graduate Studies in the Department Sociology and Director of African and African American Studies.

She was honored with the Africana Service Award, Black Girls Rock Certificate of Achievement, LSU Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award, African American Cultural Center Umoja Award, and multiple Office of Innovation & Technology Commercialization awards.

She is the author or editor of more than 15 books and published a host of articles and book chapters on racial wealth inequality, race and education, and race and sports.

Education

PhD (Sociology)
University at Albany, State University of New York
Dissertation Topic: Income Rich Asset Poor: Race, Ethnicity and Wealth Inequality in America

Certificate in Demography
University at Albany, State University of New York

M.S. (Applied Public Affairs)
University at Buffalo, State University of New York Thesis Topic: Directory of Ministries in Central Harlem

B.A. (Sociology)
Fordham University, Bronx