Psychoanalysis, literature on traumatic memory, unconscious memory, feminist theory, trauma theory, healing narrative
Sierra received a BS in Conflict Analysis and Resolution with a Minor in Nonprofit Studies. She is currently working on her MA in English with a concentration in literature and a certificate in Professional Writing and Rhetoric. Sierra is researching trauma theory and how writing through traumatic memories is beneficial to healing. She is exploring how literature pieces awaken repressed memories for trauma survivors in the body and in the mind.