Carolyn Dehring, an associate professor of real estate in the insurance, legal studies and real estate department of the Terry College of Business, died March 11 following an extended illness. She was 47.
A native of Milwaukee, Dehring graduated from Valparaiso University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and received master’s degrees in economics and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She earned her doctorate in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dehring joined Terry College in 2003, where she also served as a graduate coordinator for the real estate program and was a member of the Science Advisory Committee for Coweeta LTER. She authored and co-authored numerous scholarly articles in journals such as Land Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics and the Journal of Real Estate, Finance and Economics.
Dehring is survived by her husband, Christopher; children, Noel and Brianna; numerous brothers and sisters, nephews and nieces, and cousins across the country as well as an incredible number of loving and supportive friends.
A celebration of her life was held March 14 at Living Hope Church in Athens.