Laurie joined the CHOICES Board in September 2017. Her academic
and activist perspectives on social justice, diversity, and social health and medicine compliment the vast array of expertise on this Board.
Laurie is currently an adjunct lecturer at Wilfrid Laurier University and Ryerson University. Her research explores the racialization of health and healthcare since 1834, diversity in modern-day Ontario, and the trauma experienced by Black police officers in the Greater-Hamilton-Toronto-Area.
Laurie holds a Doctor of Philosophy (McMaster, 2009), a Master’s in History (University of Waterloo, 2004), and an honours BA.