Alison Howard

Alison Howard, class of 2009, is currently majoring in Comparative Literature and French, with a minor in Italian. Following graduation, she intends to teach English overseas before continuing on to graduate school. She is a Hoosier Presidential Scholar and a member of the Hutton Honors College.


Alison is spending her summer in Dublin conducting research for her senior thesis. Upon her return to Bloomington, she will be working as a teaching intern for the Intensive Freshman Seminar Program. For the past three years, Alison has been highly involved at Collins Living-Learning Center as Community Council Chair, Historian, delegate to the Board of Governors, Speaker Pro Tempore of the RHA General Assembly, and delegate to the Academic Initiatives and Services Committee. She has worked as an Undergraduate Teaching Intern in the Department of Comparative Literature and taught a Q-class for freshmen at Collins. She has also worked for the Alcohol and Drug Information Center and the Office of Orientation Programs.

Alison is originally from Terre Haute, Indiana, where she graduated as valedictorian of Terre Haute North Vigo High School. She was president of the school’s Thespian Club and actively participated in Amnesty International.

Alison can be contacted by e-mail at