Marianne Craven

Managing Director of Academic Programs

U.S. Department of State
Marianne Craven is Managing Director of Academic Programs, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State. She is a career civil servant and former Foreign Service officer who had assignments in Mali, Poland, and Italy. She serves as the career deputy to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Academic Programs, and works with programs including Fulbright scholarships, Humphrey fellowships, language study programs, overseas student advising about U.S. higher education, and international higher education policy issues. She is a graduate of Smith College.