Daniela Tierra

Current MA Student

Daniela Tierra

Practicing Sociology

Research Interests

Critical Whiteness, K12 Ethnic Studies, Education Policy, Social Movements, Race and Ethnic Relations, Rural Policy, Transformative and Restorative Justice, Qualitative Research Methods

Education/Career Goals

Research and education policy focusing on the implementation of K12 Ethnic Studies in schools.

Before the Program

Finishing my undergraduate degree at Western Washington University (WWU), organizing for the implementation of an Ethnic Studies program at WWU, reconnecting to my family and culture through beadwork, and working independently as a historical researcher.

Why Humboldt Public Sociology

I really enjoyed the interdisciplinary focus of the program, and I loved how applicable and relevant the program seemed to be for pursuing post grad career options without needing aPhD.

About Humboldt Public Sociology

Look into funding options early, and apply for TA positions to help fund your degree. It helps a LOT!

Favorite Place to See/Visit in Humboldt County

Trinidad State Beach, Redwood Highway, and Toni’s 24 Hour Restaurant