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Occupational Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Nancy Bagatell

Expected Graduation: May 2024


BA, Anthropology, Minor History, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2014
MS, Occupational Therapy, 2018

Awards and Honors

Royster Society of Fellow Five-Year Fellowship (2018-2023)
AOTA Future OT Scientist, 2017
Gates Millennium Scholar, 2010

Research Interests

Exploring youth activism as an occupation among minority youth as a way to increase research in overlooked areas of engagement. Kierra also has an interesting in aiding children and young adults advocate for their interests while helping to create a more accessible world.


Kierra Peak