PhD, MA, Michigan State University

Research Interests

Healthcare policy and community accessibility to biomedical healthcare; gender, class, and ethnicity; epidemiology; disease, ecology, and behavior in the United States, U.S.-Mexico border region, and Nicaragua; ethnographic, participatory action research, and intervention research methods in community-based settings


Dr. Lauck is a faculty member in Walden’s School of Counseling and serves as the director of Research and Sponsored Programs in the Center for Research Quality. Before joining Walden, Dr. Lauck was the research ethics advisor for the Institute for Community Research in Hartford, Conn., where she focused on securing funding for HIV/AIDS and STD prevention research. Dr. Lauck also served as faculty for the Yale International AIDS Summer Institute at Yale University. With grant funding from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation of Michigan, Dr. Lauck conducted her dissertation research titled Disparities in Gaining Access to Prenatal Care: Low-Income Mexican-American Women’s Social Resource Management.