As a Research Analyst, Allison assists in the development of psychological science-based content for the University of Flourishing and CSC’s undergraduate course “The Art and Science of Human Flourishing.” Before joining the CSC team, Allison served as Lab Coordinator for the Virginia Affective Neuroscience Lab at the University of Virginia, where she coordinated a within-subjects EEG study on the effects of contemplative science-based interventions on neural threat response within friend dyads. Additionally, in this position she collaborated with CSC on a multisite international fMRI project investigating the effects of an innovative contemplation-based intervention on health and well-being for people living with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Allison received a M.A. in Psychology from Brandeis University in 2019 and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Virginia in 2018.