Laura Bunyan

Assistant Professor in Residence


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

 

BIOGRAPHICAL STATEMENT:

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.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

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.

Contact Information
Emaillaura.bunyan@uconn.edu
Phone 860 251-9536