Jannelle Legg completed her Ph.D. in US History at George Mason University, with emphases in digital and religious histories. Her dissertation, “’With Eloquent Fingers He Preached’: The Protestant Episcopal Mission to the Deaf,” explored the development of church services and spaces in the United States between 1850 and World War I. In 2011, she graduated from Gallaudet University with dual Masters degrees in Deaf Studies and Deaf History.