Laura Barnett Cheplak

Senior Director of Operations


Laura Cheplak is the Senior Director of Operations at the Institute for Humane Studies where she works with several teams including events management, program measurement & analytics, talent management, IT, HR, and office management.

In 2002, Laura attended Liberty & Society at Bryn Mawr College outside Philadelphia and joined the IHS team in the summer of 2004 as the assistant to the Advanced Topics in Liberty program.  After a couple years, Laura transitioned to manage and grow the events team.

Laura graduated from Boston University in 2004 with a major in Philosophy and a minor in Political Science and was the Founder and President of the Boston University Libertarian Society.