Laura Bunyan

Assistant Professor in Residence

PhD, SUNY Albany
MA, SUNY Albany
BA, St. Lawrence University



Laura Bunyan received her MA in Women’s Studies and her PhD in Sociology from the University at Albany.  Using qualitative research methods, her dissertation, “Modern Day Mary Poppins: Uncovering the Work of Nannies and the Expectations of Employers,” examines the ways in which nannies and employers make sense of their work relationships and looks at nanny work as a distinctive occupation.



Monnat, Shannon M. and Laura A. Bunyan.  2008.  “Capitalism and Welfare Reform: Who Really Benefits from Welfare-to-Work Policies?”  Race, Gender and Class. 15:115-133.

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