Allison Schlobohm (

M.A., Communication Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Allison is a doctoral candidate whose research on HIV prevention programming draws from multiple fields including rhetoric and cultural studies. Her dissertation examines one specific case–the SISTA intervention–in order to trace how social logics of race, gender, and subjectivity influence transnational and domestic efforts to halt the spread of HIV. Allison is also a dedicated instructor who specializes in connecting with and challenging students from a variety of backgrounds.