Laurie has been teaching in the English Department at Marywood University in Scranton, PA since 2005. She has published several articles on feminist issues, pedagogy, and academia. Her most recent collaborative article explored gender dynamics on YouTube. Laurie is currently working on a book project tentatively titled Slut Rhetoric: Social Media, Pop Culture, & Politics. She also is collaborating on a YouTube channel called WinkyFace that features parodies of faculty life and interviews with fictional characters.