Jacqueline Allain

As program coordinator for Freedom to Learn, Jacqueline Allain designs and supports coalition-building efforts against educational gag orders and politically motivated restrictions on teaching and learning in our nation’s educational institutions.

Allain holds a PhD in History from Duke University and an MEd in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Virginia. Her academic writing has appeared in the journals Slavery & Abolition, the Journal of Women’s History, and History Compass. She is the recipient of the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching from Duke University, the Albert J. Beveridge Award from the American Historical Association, and the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship.


Why Americans must speak up to defend university autonomy
University World News, March 2024

Public Higher Ed and the Real Value of Arts and Humanities
Governing,  January 2024