Laura Arndt is the Chair of Indigenous Studies at Centennial College but has taken a secondment from that role to be the Chief Operating Officer of the Survivor’s Secretariat which is investigating the unmarked graves associated with the Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School near Brantford Ontario. She’s the former Director of Strategic Development at the Office of the Ontario Provincial Advocate and currently completing her PhD in Cultural Studies at Queen’s University. Laura is a mother, a daughter, a sister, a wife, aunt, and family member. In addition to her professional life, she is a community volunteer, and works to mentor and coach First Nations youth.
She’s a member of the editorial board for the “Advancing justice” series.