Allison Higgins is a current college sophomore at American University in the School of Public Affairs studying Justice and Law with a minor in Sociology. Within Justice and Law, she is interested in both Criminology and Counter-Terrorism. She also is a member of the School of Public Affairs Leadership Program. Furthermore, Allison is an AU Scholar, selected for two year research program which fosters critical thinking and problem solving skills. In her first year within AU Scholars, Allison investigated chemical and biological weapons – specifically Anthrax.
Finally, during the summer of 2018, Allison traveled to Belfast, Northern Ireland with the UK-US Fulbright Commission as a Fulbright Summer Participant to study Conflict Transformation and Social Justice at Queen’s University, Belfast.