Monica R. Allen joined the School of Government in 2014 as an adjunct instructor with MPA@UNC. She also teaches at Ashford University and Pfeiffer University. Allen serves as a performance and evaluation manager and enterprise management analyst with the Mecklenburg County Manager's Office of Management and Budget in North Carolina. Previously, she was a management analyst with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and the City of Norfolk Department of Public Works in Virginia. Allen earned a BA in psychology from Hampton University, an MA in psychology from the College of William and Mary, and a PhD in organization and management from Capella University.