Laura Caywood

Administrative Associate & Building Manager

Note: for Poetry Center room reservations, don't hesitate to contact the Event Coordinator.

Laura Caywood, the Poetry Center's Administrative Associate, is the financial hub for the Center. She is also the building manager and provides the Center with human resources, compliance, database, and development processing services. Laura is degree-seeking (Dec 2022) in Northern Arizona University's Masters of Organizational Leadership Program with an emphasis on Project Management.

With a background in Art History, gallery management, and business from the University of Arizona, Laura has over twenty years of operational support experience and has been at the University of Arizona since July 2011 and the Poetry Center since 2015. She is a second-generation Tucsonan and lived in Omaha, NE, and Williamsburg, Virginia. Laura and her family enjoy movies, hiking, and wilderness backpacking but not necessarily in that order.