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James Garrett

Program Administrator

James Garrett is the Program Administrator for the Talloires Network. Before beginning his work at Tufts University, he was Program Manager for Tulane University's Mellon Graduate Program in Community-Engaged Scholarship and Senior Program Coordinator for Internships and International Programs in the Center for Public Service. He holds a bachelor's degree from Davidson College and a Master of Arts from University of Louisville.

Lorlene Hoyt

Executive Director, Talloires Network

Dr. Lorlene Hoyt is a Research Professor in the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, a faculty member of the Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University, a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Education at Brown University, and the Executive Director of the Talloires Network. From 2002-2011, she served as Assistant then Associate Professor of Urban Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) where she founded MIT@Lawrence, an award-winning city-campus partnership with the City of Lawrence, Massachusetts. She holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of Pennsylvania. For more information, see

Chloe E.W. Levine

Project Assistant

Chloe E.W. Levine is Project Assistant at the Talloires Network and a rising junior at Harvard University where she is pursuing a joint concentration in English and Music. She is an Associate U.S. Editor for the Harvard Political Review and the Director of Communications for New Voters, a nonpartisan organization devoted to promoting civic participation and voter registration among America's youth. Her nationally recognized work to promote gender equity in high school academic competitions resulted in her election to the Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence in 2018. Civic and social concerns also fuel her work as a folk-pop singer-songwriter whose first album, Cathexis, is now streaming.