Alison Johnson

Alison Johnson



Alison Johnson is a lecturer in the core writing program at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her research focus is on 20th-century American literature, trauma studies and women's writing. Currently, she is working on her first book that investigates how women, Asian American women and third world women of color deal with trauma through articulations of silence.

Research interests

  • 20th-century American literature
  • Trauma studies
  • Women's writing
  • Asian American literature
  • War literature
  • Feminist rhetorics