Laura Cyr

Laura Mellisa Cyr

Legislative and Constituent Services Specialist, Maine Department of Education, University of Maine
Chapter Member: Maine SSN

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About Laura

Cyr's research focuses on public higher education funding as well as on issues of redistribution in tax policy, state politics, and grassroots communication strategies. Overarching themes in Cyr's writing include critiques of the neoliberal approach to education, threats to American middle-class education, and phantom savings as budgetary stop-gaps in public policy. She serves as Director of Strategic Projects for the University of Maine System and focuses on institutional policy and procedure.

In the News

Opinion: "What Everyone with Student Loans Needs to Know about COVID and the CARES Act," Laura Mellisa Cyr, Bangor Daily News, June 2, 2020.
Opinion: "Maine Lawmakers Must Again Consider Student Debt Relief," Laura Mellisa Cyr, Bangor Daily News, January 15, 2019.