Anna received a BA in May 2012 from Boston College. Her major was Mathematics and a minor in Chemistry. She did her lab rotations in Dr. David Bortz's lab in Applied Mathematics, Dr. Rob Knight's lab in Biochemistry and Dr. Aaron Clauset's lab in Computer Science and Engineering. In fall 2013, she joined the Applied Mathematics Department and was co-advised by Dr. Aaron Clauset and Dr. Manuel Lladser. Anna graduated in Spring 2019.