- BA in Mathematics and English (Writing), UNR, 2000
- MS in Mathematics, UNR, 2004
Danelle was an instructor in the Mathematics and Statistics Department at UNR from 2005 to 2015; she became the Math Center Director in 2008. In addition to a degree in Math, she also has a bachelor's in English. In her spare time she practices martial arts and stupidly owns five crazy pets.