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Degrees

2022, BA English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2022, BS Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bio

Laura is a master’s student studying Literature, Medicine & Culture. Her research interests focus on experiences of pregnancy, labor, delivery, and parenting. She is especially interested in the conjunction of broader social forces with the lived experiences of individual birthing people. Her capstone project examines the language used by birthing people during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Laura received degrees in English and Biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As an undergraduate student, she spent time studying early modern false pregnancies as well as gene therapeutics.