Paula Romo-Mayor is a research fellow at the Department of English and German Philology of the University of Zaragoza and a member of the research team “Contemporary Narrative in English”, positions she secured in December 2018, after being granted a four-year competitive research fellowship financed by the Diputación General de Aragón (DGA). Paula graduated in English Studies at the University of Zaragoza in July 2017. In 2018, she obtained the Master’s Degree in Teacher Training for Compulsory Secondary Education after defending with honours her M.A. thesis. She is currently enrolled in the Doctoral Programme in English Studies at the University of Zaragoza and is writing her PhD thesis on the representation of trauma in the fiction of Rachel Seiffert, under the supervision of ProfEmer. Susana Onega and Dr. Silvia Pellicer-Ortín. Her main research interests lie in contemporary British fiction, Holocaust and war literature and the representation of trauma and memory, particularly from the perspective of the perpetrator. Her most recent publications include “The Representation and Overcoming of Perpetrator Trauma in Rachel Seiffert’s Afterwards” (University of Bucharest Review, 2019) and Using Literature in the EFL Classroom: Guide for Secondary Education Teachers (Prensas Universitarias de la Universidad de Zaragoza, 2020), co-authored with Dr. Silvia Pellicer-Ortín.