Angela Burdiss joined Marietta College faculty in 1999. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education from Bowling Green State University in 1992. Burdiss would later complete her Master's in Library Science through Kent State. She spent time working at the Columbus Metropolitan Library and teaching at the Columbus Torah Academy. She is a long-time member of the Barlow Bluebells Garden Club and is an active member of the Fairlawn Baptist Church puppet ministry.