Lauren provides administrative and advising support for five graduate programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as well as being an integral part of the COGA team. She advises students throughout their time at KU, including the admissions process, regular enrollment, petitions, the comprehensive/final exam process, and graduation. Lauren also works with graduate faculty and students to understand University policies and procedures, develops written and online communications, and maintains student records in her departments. The departments she serves are:
- American Studies
- African and African-American Studies
- Indigenous Studies
- Museum Studies
- History of Art
Lauren joined the COGA team in 2016. A Lawrence native, she earned her bachelor of science in business management and leadership from the University of Kansas.