Academic Program Development Specialist, Chair, Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and Law
The University of Manitoba campuses are located on original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. More
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada, R3T 2N2
Dr. Laura Reimer is currently the Academic Program Development Specialist for the Faculty of Law and the Chair of the Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and Law Advisory Committee. Until recently, she was the Practicum and Professional Development Coordinator for the Master of Human Rights program in the Faculty of Law. She is a former assistant professor of Public Administration and Public Policy at the University of Winnipeg, where she was awarded the prestigious Clifford J. Robson Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence. Upon completion of her Ph D, Laura held an administrative teaching post-doctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Her research interests explore the intersection of theory and practice, and her expertise merges peacebuilding practices with policy, governance, and leadership. She has particular interest and expertise in education policy and Indigenous education. Laura is a former elected school trustee, an experience which in part drives her passion for excellence in public service and leadership. Laura’s books and publications explore diverse enquiries and practices of positive transformative change and reconciliation. She is a trained Mediator and has been a leadership, governance, and strategic planning consultant.
Policy and Governance, Indigenous Education, Reconciliation, Education Policy