Alison is a PhD student and teaching assistant in the Department of Statistics. Originally from Papillion, NE, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, MO. Alison worked for two years as an actuarial intern at Lockton Companies in Kansas City. Her current research interests include econometrics. In her spare time, she enjoys watching Kansas City Royals baseball games and going for walks.