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Office of the Dean
4000 Business Education Complex
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Telephone: 225-578-5297
Fax: 225-578-5277




Dean Jared Llorens Biography


On November 1, 2020, Professor Jared Llorens assumed the role of dean of the E. J. Ourso College of Business. Previously, Llorens was the chair of the Department of Public Administration, and he currently holds the E. J. Ourso Professor and Dean Endowed Chair. As department chair, Llorens was responsible for leading LSU’s Master of Public Administration program, which has successfully prepared local, regional, and national leaders for over 40 years.

His scholarly research focuses primarily on public management, with particular interests in compensation and recruitment. He is the former editor-in-chief of Public Personnel Management and currently serves as an associate editor for the Public Administration Review. His research has been published in various academic outlets, and he is a co-author of the widely adopted textbook Public Personnel Management: Context and Strategies 6th & 7th ed.

Before beginning his academic career, Llorens served as a human resources analyst with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and U.S. Department of Labor in both Dallas and Washington, D.C. Llorens is a native of Baton Rouge, La. and received his BA in English from the Loyola University of New Orleans, his MPAff from the University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs, and his PhD in Public Administration from the University of Georgia’s School of Public and International Affairs.