- B.A., Communication, Writing Comprehensive, 1990
- M.A., Communication, 1993
- A.B.D., Critical Cultural Studies in Mass Communication, 1995
Lori Bedell is the Undergraduate Officer and a Lecturer in the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences. She serves the Laboratory for Public Scholarship and Democracy in the Department of Undergraduate Studies at Penn State. Lori is also active in the larger State College community as a member of the Patton Township Conservation and Efficiency Committee, the Public Issues Forum Steering Committee, and the Discovery Space Fundraising Committee. She is also an active volunteer for local charitable organizations.