Austine Decker

  • Multidisciplinary Proposal Developer
Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office
206 Beecher Dock House | University Park, PA 16802
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Job Responsibilities

Austine works with faculty and research offices across Penn State to facilitate research program development and coordinate faculty teams as they develop university-wide, multi-institution, interdisciplinary research proposals.


Professional Background

Austine joined the SIRO team in 2018. She is a Penn State graduate with a bachelor's degree in Wildlife Science and master's in Science Education. Prior to joining SIRO, Austine worked as a member of the Northeast Woody/Warm-season Biomass Consortium as a website and social media manager, creating connections between academic researchers and the general public. Outside of work, Austine runs a book review blog and enjoys indoor gardening.


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