Allison earned her B.A. in English from Columbia College and her M.A. in Rhetoric and Composition from the University of South Carolina (USC). She has been a college English instructor since 2006, having taught at the Moore School of Business at USC, Harrisburg Area Community College, Lancaster Bible College, and Columbia International University.
Allison is currently taking classes through the Therapeutic Writing Institute to become a Community Facilitator. Her desire is to educate and connect individuals with outside resources and provide work as a freelance writer/educator.