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Goodnight Scholars Program

Allison Medlin

Director, Goodnight Scholars Program

Peele Hall 203F


Allison Medlin joined the Goodnight Scholars Program as the first full-time director in January 2015. She previously worked with the University Scholars Program at NC State for 11 years. Allison earned both her B.S. in Family and Community Services and M.A. in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education from Michigan State University. She completed her Ph.D. in Educational Research and Policy Analysis through NC State’s College of Education in 2019. Her dissertation research focused on foster care alumni in higher education. In her free time she enjoys cooking, reading science fiction, watching movies and hanging out with her family.


B.S., Family and Community Services, Michigan State University (2000)
M.A., Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education, Michigan State University (2003)
Ph.D., Educational Research and Policy Analysis, NC State University ()