Laura Ramirez

Laura Ramirez
  • Associate Professor of Practice
  • Director of DEI Programs

Contact Info

Twente Hall, Room 305


Tribal Affiliation 
Turtle Mountain, Band of Chippewas

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.


MSW, University of Kansas


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.