Vice Chair and Legal Studies Coordinator
Office: Butte 741B
Professor Allen has taught at Chico State since 2005. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Kansas and a J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her research and teaching interests are in the fields of judicial politics, constitutional law, and public policy, especially environmental policy. Her publications have appeared in Political Research Quarterly, Harvard International Journal of Press/Politics, Policy Studies Journal, State Politics and Policy Quarterly, and American Review of Politics.