Deanna Behring

Deanna Behring

Employer: Penn State University

Graduation Year: 1985

Current Position: Director Of International Programs


Deanna Behring is the Director of International Programs at the College of Agricultural Sciences at Penn State University, where she is responsible for leading and coording the College's growing portfolio of international research and educational programs.  She joined the college in 2000 after more than a decade of experience in Washington D.C., including an appointment to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy under the Clinton Administration as the Assistant Director for International Affairs.

She has also worked for the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of Commerce, as well as on projects for the U.S Trade Representative and the U.S Agency for International Development.  Ms. Behring received her Masters in International Economic Development from Ohio University, and her B.A. in Economics from Albion College, where she was a member of the Ford Institute.  In addition to English, she speaks Chinese and French.