Hannah O. Brown is a journalist, instructor and food enthusiast. She is currently a PhD student at the University of Florida studying interdisciplinary ecology. She has worked as a professional journalist since 2010 in news outlets including the Associated Press, Gainesville Sun, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, the Poynter Institute and the Lake City Reporter.
She has a master’s in journalism from the University of Florida, has studied oral history techniques at the University of Mississippi and digital photography at the University of Montana. Hannah has a bachelor’s in psychology from New College of Florida, where she studied animal cognition. She has experience as an animal behaviorist, working with animals such as chimpanzees, manatees, dolphins and lemurs.