"Madame Blaché in America: Director, Producer, Studio Owner" published in Alice Guy Blaché, Film Pioneer, catalogue for the Whitney Museum of Art Film Retrospective, edited by Joan Simon, Yale University Press, 2009, pp. 47-76. I also contributed the chronology and filmographies.
Alison McMahan has written numerous articles for newspapers and magazines such as Filmmaker, Millimiter, American Cinematographer and The Independent. In addition she has written academic papers on the topics of film history, digital media, and virtual reality. Here is a selection.
"Company Profile: Electronic Arts", "Company Profile: Sega", "Video Game Stars: Lara Croft" in The Video Game Explosion: A History from Pong to Playstation® and Beyond, edited by Mark J. P. Wolf, Greenwood Press, 2008, pp. 89-90, 149-50, 183-186 respectively.
Alison McMahan and Warren Buckland, "Cognitive Schemas and Virtual Reality", Virtual Reality International, an affiliated Conference of the Human Computer Interaction (HCI) International Conference, Las Vegas, July 2005.
"The Animation Paradigm" Le Cinématographe, nouvelle technologie du Xxe siècle/The Cinema, A New Technology for the 20th Century, edited by André Gaudreault, Catherine Russell and Pierre Véronneau, France: Editions Payot Lausanne, 2004, p. 373-380.