Her background is in research and teaching a range of business management subjects, including entrepreneurship, business venturing, and innovation and creativity. 

Laura’s research interests are around enterprise management, self-employment and female entrepreneurship, specifically in terms of parenthood, social class and motivations. Laura is currently a co-editor with Professor Galloway and other colleagues for a Special Issue of the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research on the Intersectionality of Entrepreneurship.

She also regularly reviews for several journals on entrepreneurship and small businesses.

Laura teaches on Entrepreneurship courses for the MBA and has delivered a wide range of courses across several institutions.

She is also a case study writer for teaching materials used within Edinburgh Business School across multiple subject areas.