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Alum Spotlight: Allison Bannister

Allison Bannister ′14 is currently working on her PhD in Communication and Rhetoric at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. She completed the following interview with Angela Boyle ′16.

Who was your thesis advisor for your second year at CCS?

My advisor was Linda Medley. Her cartooning is amazing, and Castle Waiting (Fantagraphics, 2006)was the first graphic novel I ever owned, so I had loved her comics for a very long time. Even though things didn’t work out as well as we’d hoped and she was only able to work with me for the fall semester, it is still amazing to me that I got to work with one of my cartooning heroes as part of my time at CCS.

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