Laura graduated from Edge Hill in 2013 with a degree in Law (LLB) and completed an LLM by Research in 2016. Laura’s research interests include: media law, particularly the law and social media; feminist research and aspects of public law. These interests are reflected in Laura’s PhD which examines the law’s response to online abuse, particularly abuse directed at women. She has presented her research both nationally and internationally.
Laura, alongside other colleagues at Edge Hill University, has worked with Cheshire Police to help create a teaching scheme for young people on the dangers of legal highs. She has also conducted teaching sessions with young people examining the criminal law and social media.
In September 2019, Laura joined the University of Birmingham as a Teaching Fellow in Law.
Laura is a member of the Socio-Legal Studies Association and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.