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Meet the New Faculty and Staff | Ms. Anna Odaini

Anna Odaini joined Lake Forest Academy this summer as an interim faculty member, teaching Adolescent Psychology this fall. She has been a member of the community since 2018, living on campus with her husband, Tyler Madeley ’14. Anna graduated from Lake Forest College in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology.

Tell the LFA Community a little about yourself.
I grew up in the northern suburbs of Chicago. However, I am the daughter of Russian Immigrants!

Where did you go to college and/or graduate school?
I went to Lake Forest College!

What attracted you to LFA?
The community is a large part of why I love LFA.

What are you most looking forward to this year?
I am looking forward to getting to know more students and being more involved on campus.

Where is your favorite place in the world?
My favorite place in the world is London. I think is a beautiful city; I love the energy… and High Tea!

Tell us about your family, favorite sports teams and favorite book.
I live on campus with my husband, Tyler Madeley '14, another faculty member at LFA! We have two cats and a golden retriever! My favorite sports team is the Toronto Blue Jays and favorite book is Little Women by Louisa May Alcott.