Andrea Bohn is the project manager for the Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services (MEAS) Project, funded by USAID. Bohn is stationed at the University of Illinois. Overall project management for MEAS involves coordinating nine partner institutions, more than 110 potential faculty collaborators, and work in more than 20 countries. Learn more at meas-extension.org.
Previously, Bohn worked on the Worldwide Extension Study, implemented by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in collaboration with FAO and IICA, with funding from USAID. Outputs are available at worldwide-extension.org. From 2002 to 2010 Bohn was an Assistant Dean in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Bohn managed all education abroad programs sponsored by ACES and promoted student participation in a broad portfolio of international learning experiences. Prior to that, Bohn worked at the University of Hohenheim in her home country, Germany. She coordinated the prestigious “Modularization” project funded by the Bund-Länder-Kommission für Bildungsplanung und Forschungsförderung (joint federal and state institution for the promotion of education and science) for implementing a modular course structure and introducing Bachelor and Master Programs in Agricultural Sciences.