Grace Allen is from Paducah, Kentucky, and graduated from Harding University with a B.A. in History and Music in the fall of 2014. She is a member of Phi Alpha Theta. She has worked and volunteered in several areas of public history including the Mississippi Department of Archives and History in the museum division, the Brackett Library archives at Harding University, and Old Sturbridge Village New England Living History Museum. Her other passions are traveling, singing, baking Parisian macaroons, acting, and, most of all, reading.