Allison Alford

Assistant Clinical Professor - Information Systems

Contact Information

Campus Phone:  (254) 710-6124
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98005
Waco, TX  76798-8005
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation¬†310.02

Educational Background

  • PHD - Communication Studies, Univ Texas Austin
  • MA - Communication Studies, Univ Texas Austin
  • BA - International Studies, Texas A&M Univ College Sta

Awards and Honors

  • Teaching Excellence Award nominee, Baylor University Hankamer School of Business (January 2018)
  • Faculty Honoree, Zeta Tau Alpha annual professor reception (October 2017)
  • Graduate School Continuing Fellowship (2015)
  • Conference Presentation Award (2014)

Licensures and Certifications

  • CITI Program, Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (January 2017 - Present)

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Association for Business Communication (2017 - Present)
  • Member, Organization for Research on Women and Communication (2013 - 2017)
  • Member, Southern States Communication Association (2013 - 2014)
  • National Communication Association (2013 - Present)


Dr. Allison M. Alford earned her Ph.D. in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Interpersonal Communication from The University of Texas at Austin in 2016. Additionally, she earned an M.A. from The University of Texas at Austin in Communication Studies and a B.A. from Texas A&M University in International Studies with minors in French and Public Relations. With her husband and two kids, Allison lives in the Waco, Texas area where they spend time at soccer games, reading, and playing tricks on each other. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Business Communication in the Management Information Systems Department in the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.

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