Reimagining Care/Work Policies

Laura Fisher is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University, a graduate of the Master of Arts in Sociology program at Acadia University, as well as a Bachelor of Community Development (Honours) graduate. Her research has spanned topics from welfare reform to family food insecurity to rural families coping during COVID-19, with a strong focus on low-income families. She is also a co-author for the past 3 years of the annual Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Nova Scotia. She is the 2021 recipient of the Outstanding Master of Arts Research Award from Acadia University.