Associate 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 book, “Modern Day Mary Poppins: The unintended consequences of nanny work,” examines the ways shared socio-demographic statuses between employers and employees impacts nanny work and nanny-employer relationships. This book explores the pathways women take to become nannies and the decision making processes of parents in their selection of a nanny.
Bunyan, Laura. 2020. Modern Day Mary Poppins: The unintended consequences of nanny work. Lanham: Lexington Books.
AWARDS AND GRANTS:
Faculty Mentorship Excellence Award, Storrs, 2020
Stamford Campus Faculty Recognition Award, 2019
Research Excellence Program grant award, 2019-2020 ($49,500)
Stamford Campus Professor of the Year Award, 2011