Diana Beck

Director of Academic Programs

Diana Beck is the Director of Academic Programs at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. In this role, Diana works with faculty, staff, students, and other stakeholders to advance curricular innovation, leverage emerging trends and best practices in professional student education, and support key curricular initiatives including around equity and inclusion and engaged learning. Diana comes to Minneapolis from New York City, where she spent 13 years working and teaching at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Diana holds a Master of Public Administration from NYU and has taught coursework in microeconomics, statistics, public speaking, and the politics and economics of hunger and food security.