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Dr. Allison Upshaw

Year 5 Fellow


Dr. Allison Upshaw holds the position of Assistant Professor of Voice at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, AL and is currently working on a second doctorate in instructional technology. She is a trained opera singer, a professional actress, and playwright. Over the years, she has held positions as a diversity trainer, a college counselor, a Black cultural center director, and even a professional poetry performer. For almost 20 years, she has provided curriculum design and diversity programming for educational systems and arts organizations. Allison holds a doctorate in interdisciplinary studies (aesthetic meaning making/performance/education) from the University of Alabama.