Author Profile

Michelle Behr | Provost and Dean of the College, Birmingham-Southern College

Current Position and Past Experience
Dr. Michelle Behr serves as Provost and Dean of the College at Birmingham-Southern College. Before stepping into her current role, Behr served as an Associate Provost for Academic Initiatives at Western New Mexico University and was an Acting Dean at the University of Northern Colorado. Behr has been in the academic space serving as in higher education administration for over 25 years.

Behr has published and presented topics on higher education leadership as well as population demography and has been featured in publications like Population Research and Policy Review, Economic Geography, The Professional Geographer and New Mexico Magazine.

In 2006, she was a Fellow of the American Council on Education.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Behr earned her B.A. in Anthropology with honors from the University of California. Behr earned her Master’s degree in Anthropology and a Ph.D. in Geography from Arizona State University.

She was a Fulbright Scholar and Principal Investigator for a National Science Foundation ADVANCE grant.

You can learn about Michelle Behr through the Birmingham-Southern College website.