Allison Henrich is the current editor of MAA FOCUS, the newsmagazine of the Mathematical Association of America. She is also the author or editor of several books, including A Mathematician's Practical Guide to Mentoring Undergraduate Research, An Interactive Introduction to Knot Theory, and the Encyclopedia of Knot Theory. In 2022, Living Proof: Stories of Resilience Along the Mathematical Journey, a book she co-edited, won the MAA's Euler Book Prize. In 2015, Allison was honored to be a recipient of both the Mathematical Association of America's Henry L. Alder Award for excellence in teaching and the Halmos-Ford Award for expository excellence. She won the Halmos-Ford Award a second time, in 2020. Allison helped to establish and is currently an editor of the MAA Math Values Living Proof Blog.
Allison earned a B.S. in Mathematics and a B.A. in Philosophy at the University of Washington before completing a Ph.D. in Mathematics at Dartmouth College.
Allison currently holds the rank of Professor at Seattle University, where she has been on the faculty since 2009.