Laura is a Vermonter who graduated from the University of Vermont in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and minors in English, African Studies, and Music. She began working at Mansfield Hall Burlington as an Academic Coach following her college graduation. Laura relocated to Wisconsin in August of 2019 as a Ph.D. student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Political Science program but is continuing her tenure with Mansfield as a substitute coach in Madison. She is excited to be exploring the Midwest for the first time with her native Midwestern partner, Brad. When not doing all things academic, Laura enjoys bullet journaling, reading, traveling, gaming with Brad, and spending time with her friends and family.