Dr. Diane Parente, Professor of Management
Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo (1997): Interdisciplinary research, business and engineering issues, functional and business-level strategy, business simulations, project management, and supply chain. She has received research awards including the Anbar Scientific Award and Best Paper in the Journal of Management Education. Dr. Parente has received numerous teaching awards at Penn State and the University at Buffalo for both online and residential teaching. She has worked in manufacturing, banking, and insurance, most recently as international business manager with Oxychem. She is the Samuel A. and Elizabeth B. Breene Professor of Management and developed the Interdisciplinary Business and Engineering program at Penn State Behrend. She is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the Academy of Management, and the Decision Sciences Institute.