Dr. Laura Funk
Department of Sociology
Faculty of Arts
Dr. Laura Funk joined the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, in July 2011. She earned her degrees at the University of Victoria and the University of British Columbia, and a diploma in gerontology from Simon Fraser University.
Prior to her appointment at the University of Manitoba, Dr. Funk held a Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Her program of research uses both quantitative and qualitative methods to addresses issues of support, caregiving and responsibility across the life course. Dr. Funk's teaching interests include the sociology of health, aging and family.