Sierra, S. (November 2021). Millennials Talking Media: Creating Intertextual Identities in Everyday Conversation. Oxford University Press.

Shrikant, N. and Sierra, S. (2021). ‘Nasty question’ and ‘fake news’: Metadiscourse as a resource for denying accusations of racism in Donald Trump’s political discourse. The Howard Journal of Communications, Special Issue on “Donald Trump Era and Communicating Race in America.”

Sierra, S. (2021). A Mexican Autodefensa Facebook Group’s use of Binarity, Legitimization Strategies, and Topoi of Religion, Family and Struggle. Discourse, Context & Media, 42.

Sierra, S. and Shrikant, N. (2020). “Fake Alignments.” Language in the Trump Era: Scandals and Emergencies, ed. by Janet McIntosh and Norma Mendoza-Denton. Cambridge University Press. Download the PDF.

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Sierra, S. (2019). Linguistic and ethnic media stereotypes in everyday talk: Humor and identity construction among friends. Journal of Pragmatics, 151: 186-199. Download the PDF.

Sierra, S. (2017). “Buffy sings to Cody”: A multimodal analysis of mother and pre-lingual-infant question–response sequences. Journal of Pragmatics, 110: 50-62. Download the PDF.

Sierra, S.A. (2016). Playing out loud: Videogame texts as resources in friend interaction for managing frames, epistemics, and group identity. Language in Society 45(2):217-245. Download the PDF.

Sierra, S.A. (2016). Intertextual media references as resources for managing frames, epistemics, and identity in conversation among friends. Ph.D. Dissertation, Georgetown University. Download the PDF.

Sierra, S.A. & Botti, A. (2014). The epistemics of identity and place. Linguistic Society of America 2014 Conference Proceedings. Download the PDF.

Sierra, S.A. (2014). Book note: Labov: A guide for the perplexed by Matthew J. Gordon (2013), Language in Society, 43(4): 478-479. Download the PDF.