Lucy Feeney

MPA Fellows, Class of 2022

Eligibility Services Specialist, Connecticut Department of Social Services


Lucy Feeney graduated from UConn in 2012 with a BA in Political Science and a minor in Human Rights. She then worked as a program assistant for a social service nonprofit agency and gained experience in advocacy and outreach in western Connecticut. Currently, Lucy is employed at the CT Department of Social Services in the Eligibility Services division and has worked for DSS since 2013. At DSS she has had many opportunities to work with local citizens as they strive towards self-sufficiency, and continues to gain an understanding of how social policy affects different communities in CT. Currently, she works as a unit lead in the New Haven office and specializes in the administration of various public assistance benefit programs statewide.

Lucy is excited to be an MPA Fellow and is looking forward to developing her leadership skills as well as broadening her knowledge about the public administration field. In her spare time, Lucy enjoys traveling, 5Ks, and exploring new places.

Lucy Feeney
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