Deanna Philbin

D_Philbin2MS/US Spanish – Department Chair

Allen Faculty Member since 2013


Academic Background:

What do you love about Allen? I love all the support I get from the Allen administration, the PAC, and the students.

Other hats you wear or have worn at Allen or previous schools:

What are you passionate about?  I am passionate about language learning, travel, illustrated journaling, and spending time outdoors.

Favorite book? Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes

Favorite quote? “El principal enemigo de la creatividad es el buen gusto.” ~Pablo Picasso (Translation: “The main enemy of creativity is good sense.”)

What causes are close to your heart? Helping eliminate poverty through organizations such as Heifer International.

If you were a fictional character, who would you be? Belle from Beauty and the Beast. I like the idea of helping change a beast into a decent human being.

If a movie was made about your life, who would play you? Julia Ormond.