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The Maryland Equity & Inclusion Leadership Program | Directorate

Kara Hunt, Ph.D.  MEILP Program Co- Director
Education and Outreach
Maryland Commission on Civil Rights
6 St. Paul Street, Suite 900
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
410.767.7656 | Kara.Hunt1@maryland.gov

Mary Lovegrove, J.D., MBA

MEILP Administrator
Assistant Director
Schaefer Center for Public Policy
College of Public Affairs
University of Baltimore
mlovegrove@ubalt.edu | 410.837.6234

Ms. Lovegrove is assistant director of the Schaefer Center.  As assistant director, she is responsible for the Center’s day-to-day management. Ms. Lovegrove also coordinates the Center’s training programs. In addition to her work managing the operations of the Center, Ms. Lovegrove performs legal research for the Center’s projects. For example, she conducted the legal research and analysis for the University’s Obesity Report Card. Ms. Lovegrove examined all 50 states’ legislative efforts to address obesity in the general population and the states’ legislative efforts targeting childhood obesity. She co-authored the Center’s Health Care Credentialing Study in which she analyzed, reviewed and interpreted the law regarding the credentialing of health care professionals in Maryland. Ms. Lovegrove also participated in strategic planning for the Public Service Commission and other management consulting projects.