Laura T. Wells, MPAff

Laura T. Wells, MPAff

Director of Development

Laura came to the development office in 2007 and has served in various roles beginning with administrative support and moving into donor cultivation, stewardship and alumni engagement.  Prior to her work at the SSW, she served as a program coordinator for Keep Texas Beautiful and as a community organizer in South Hollywood, CA.  There she taught English, mentored teenagers, ran the after-school homework program and coordinated monthly neighborhood family events.  Laura is proud to be part of the UT Social Work community and aims to increase support and enthusiasm for all of the quality work being done here!

In her free time, she enjoys gardening, home-repair projects, and spending time outdoors with her husband, Trevor and her dog, Wrigley.


  • B.S., The University of Texas at Austin - College of Communication
  • M.P.Aff., The University of Texas at Austin - LBJ School of Public Affairs


Social Work Building


Mailing Address

The University of Texas
School of Social Work
1925 San Jacinto Blvd D3500
Austin, TX 78712-0358