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Institute of State and Regional Affairs

Michael Behney

Director, Institute of State and Regional Affairs

Phone: (717) 948-6174, Fax: (717) 948-6306
Office location: Church Hall, Room 133 (Location M on Campus Map)

Research Interest: With Penn State for over 34 years serving as project director for hundreds of applied research projects.  Specializing in projects with public sector organizations and community groups.  Current funded research interest include issues surrounding Long Term Care; Minority, Women, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises; Sustainability; and Community/Economic Development.

Education: Graduate degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Penn State and undergraduate degree in Economics from Towson State University in Baltimore, Maryland.

Administrative Staff

Kim Jorich, Manager

Phone: (717) 948-6173, Fax: (717) 948-6306
Office Location: Church Hall, Room 123