Lori Robinson, PhD

Robinson, a former track and field student-athlete at Syracuse University, was very involved in SU’s Athletics Department, the Sport Management program, and held various leadership roles in multiple campus organizations. For her senior Capstone, she accepted an internship with Major League Soccer in New York City. She loves teaching and connecting with others through education. After graduating from the SPM program, Robinson earned a master in instructional design, development and evaluation (IDDE) from Syracuse. Through the IDDE program, she learned the importance of incorporating assessment and evaluation through teaching and program development.

Robinson is a published researcher, and holds a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership, Research, and Counseling with an emphasis in Higher Education Administration, Educational Research Methods and Reading Instruction, from Louisiana State University (LSU).

Robinson joined the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens in 2021 as a Player Engagement Manager. She previously worked as a Learning Specialist at the Center for Student-Athlete Excellence at Baylor University. Prior to Baylor, she held similar roles as Director of Learning Support at Texas A&M University, Learning Specialist and Academic Advisor at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and Leaning Specialist and Assistant Tutor Coordinator at LSU. She is an active member in several committees in the National Association for Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals for Athletics, and a College Reading and Learning Association Level 3 certified instructor.