Deanna moved to Columbia from northern Indiana in 2012 to pursue a graduate degree in philosophy at the University of Missouri after receiving her bachelor's degree from Purdue University. Her philosophical work focuses on questions of knowledge. She enjoys problem solving, and often spends her free time working on logic puzzles. She also enjoys knitting, science fiction and video games. On the weekends, you might find her enjoying the local parks and trails with her daughter, Chloe, and their beagle, Annie.