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Alan Kennedy

Lecturer, W&M Public Policy

Contact: Chancellors 463, [[ahkennedy]], 757-221-1359
Interests: Law and Policy; Federalism; Civil Rights; Gun Policy

Background
kennedyAlan Kennedy earned a B.A. from Yale University in 2006, M.A. and J.D. from William & Mary in 2009, and Ph.D. in public affairs from the University of Colorado Denver in 2021. His research, which focuses on law and policy, federalism, civil rights, and gun policy, has been published in Public Administration Review, Review of Public Personnel Administration, and other publications. His advocacy has been featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, and other media outlets. His courses include law and public policy, negotiation and conflict resolution, and introduction to public policy. He serves part-time as a judge advocate in the United States Army Reserve and was a presidential elector in 2020. He has been recognized by the American Society for Public Administration as a Founders’ Fellow, and by the American Bar Association as one of the nation’s Top 40 Young Lawyers.