Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Varner Hall, Room 217
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
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(248) 370-2154


Laura is in her second year of study with the program and anticipates completing her coursework at the end of the Fall 2012 semester.   Laura was born and raised in Birmingham, MI and is a graduate of Albion College with majors in History and Music.  She has traveled extensively and has lived in Chicago, Boston, New York and most recently returned from 7 years living in the Republic of Armenia.  While in Armenia, Laura was the program director for a tree planting organization, which has planted over 1 million trees; the managing editor of an English language magazine; and worked as a consultant with governments and embassies. 

In addition to her studies, Laura is  a co-owner of Taste-Full Tours, a culinary tour company which introduces patrons to family owned food businesses and restaurants in southeastern Michigan.