A Foundation of Strengths. A Vision of Justice. A Mission of Change.

Laurie Ramirez

Associate Professor of Practice
Liaison to Native Communities
Primary office:
Twente Hall
Room 305


Laurie is committed to the health and well-being of oppressed populations, particularly those of Indigenous/Latinx populations. She develops helping relationships with Native communities in Kansas and the surrounding areas to engage tribal partners and welfare systems in community interventions. Laurie has experience teaching classes at Haskell Indian Nations University and serves as the advisor for Native students attending the School.

Research interests include culturally grounded social work practice with oppressed populations, diversity, equity and inclusion in social work education, children and families, and evaluation of culturally adapted practices.

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