Mrs. Donna Allen

Theology Department

Academy of Our Lady of Peace Class of 1985

Education & Credentials:

  • BA in Political Science from San Francisco State University, 1990
  • MA in Political Science from San Francisco State University, 1994 (coursework completed at Bristol University, England)
  • MA in Theology from St. Michael’s College, Colchester, VT, 2008


After spending 17 years in San Francisco, three years in Vermont, and one year in England, Mrs. Allen returned to her Alma Mater as a teacher in 2005. She can be found on campus spreading her infectious love and passion for Scripture and the Catholic social teaching principle of Care for God’s Creation with students, faculty, and staff. A wife, a mother of an OLP Frosh Pilot, and a daughter of a CSJ Associate, in her spare time she enjoys hiking, traveling, puzzles and board games with her family and friends.

Currently Teaching:

  • Scripture I (Old Testament)
  • Scripture II (New Testament)
  • Social Justice (Catholic Social Teaching)

Co-curricular Activities:

  • Campus Ministry: Freshman Retreat Moderator
  • Carondelet Circle Student Ambassador Program Moderator