Allais attained an undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Art History at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, moving on to gain both a masters (B.Phil.) and D.Phil. at the University of Oxford. Following her D.Phil Dr. Allais taught for three years at Oxford, before moving to the University of Sussex in 2004. Between 2006 and 2008 Dr. Allais taught at the University of Witwatersrand. From 2008, Dr. Allais has held a joint position between the University of Witwatersrand, where she is an Associate Professor and the University of Sussex, as Senior Lecturer.
Review of Richard Dean, The Value of Humanity in Kant's Moral Theory, TLS, July, 2007.
Review of Eric Watkins, Kant and the Metaphysics of Causality, The British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2007.
'Twentieth Century Neo-Kantianism', The Encyclopaedia of British Philosophy, Thoemmes, June 2006.
Review of Kenneth Westphal, Kant's Transcendental Proof of Realism, The British Journal for the History of Philosophy, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2006.
Review of Theoretical Philosophy since 1781, The Cambridge Edition of the works of Immanuel Kant, The British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 2005.
Review of Zoller, Gunter (ed.), Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics, OUP, and Hatfield, Gary, (ed.) Prolegomena to Any Future *Metaphysics, CUP, The British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 2005.
Review of Paul Abela Kant's Empirical Realism, The Times Literary Supplement, July 2002.
Review of Sebastian Gardner, Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason, The Philosophers Magazine, 2001.