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


Drawn back to campus by a profound appreciation for the CSJ tradition, Mrs. Allen returned to OLP as a teacher in 2005. She can be found on campus and at her parish spreading her infectious love and passion for Scripture and the Catholic social teaching principle of Care for God’s Creation with students, faculty, staff and fellow parishioners. A wife, a mother of a future OLP Pilot, and a daughter of a CSJ Associate, she enjoys hiking, traveling, puzzles and board games with her family.

Currently Teaching:

  • Scripture I (Old Testament)
  • Scripture II (New Testament)
  • Pauline Studies

Co-curricular Activities:

  • Campus Ministry: Freshman Retreat Moderator
  • Green Team Club Moderator
  • Fair Trade Club Moderator