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Sheila Kennedy

Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Expert Bio

Sheila Suess Kennedy is a professor in the Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs and an affiliate faculty member in the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, both at IUPUI. Before coming to IUPUI in 1998, she practiced real estate, administrative and business law in Indianapolis; served as the city’s corporation counsel; and, in 1980, was the Republican candidate for Indiana’s then 11th Congressional District seat. Kennedy was President of Kennedy Development Services, a real estate development company, from 1987 to 1992, when she became executive director of the Indiana Civil Liberties Union (the Indiana affiliate of the ACLU), a position she held until she joined the SPEA faculty.

Areas of Expertise

Civic engagement, courts, public policy.

Other Information

Lilly School faculty page: https://philanthropy.iupui.edu/people-directory/kennedy-sheila.html