Allison Upshaw, University of Alabama
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Allison Upshaw graduates in December 2017 with a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Alabama. Her research areas of interest are aesthetic meaning-making, performance, and arts-based research methods. Allison also holds degrees in vocal performance from Oberlin Conservatory, Louisiana State University, and continues to perform as a recitalist specializing in music by composers of African descent. She is a proud member of Actor’s Equity, the professional stage actor’s union. Allison is also a Creative Education Consultant/Teaching Artist, and a native of Forest Home, Alabama.
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