A.A., Stephens College for Women 1960
B.S. in Education, with honors, Indiana University 1964
J.D., cum laude, Indiana University School of Law 1975
Professor of Law and Public Policy, Indiana University School
Of Public and Environmental Affairs, 2008-
Associate Professor of Law and Public Policy, Indiana University
School of Public & Environmental Affairs, 2003-2008
Research Fellow, Center for Religion & American Culture, 2005-
Faculty Fellow, Tobias Center for Leadership, 2004-
Faculty Fellow, Center for Urban Policy & Environment, 2000-
Assistant Professor of Law and Public Policy, Indiana University
School of Public and Environmental Affairs, 1998-2003
Adjunct faculty, Political Science 1999-Present
Philanthropic Studies Faculty. 1999-Present
Adjunct Professor of Law and Public Policy, Indiana University
School of Public and Environmental Affairs. 1996-98
Other Appointments and Professional Consultantships
Scholar-in-Residence, Union Institute & University, Ohio, July 7-9, 2010
Consultant, Seton Hall University, Division of Labor Studies, New Jersey
Faith-Based Contracting Project, 2004
Visiting Scholar, Center for Creative Inquiry, Ball State University
February 18, 2002.
Community Research Associates, North Central Region, Bureau
Of Justice Assistance. May 22-24, 2000. Presentation to law
enforcement personnel from throughout the Midwest on
challenges of the new millennium.
Indiana Chamber of Commerce: Orientation of New City-County
Executive Director, Indiana Civil Liberties Union 1992- 1998
President, Kennedy Development Services 1987-92
Partner, Mears Crawford Kennedy & Eichholtz 1980-86
Republican Candidate, 11th Congressional District 1980
Corporation Counsel, City of Indianapolis 1977-80
Attorney, Baker & Daniels 1975-77
Admitted to Indiana Bar, 1975
Admitted to U.S. District Court, 1975
Admitted to 7th Circuit, 1978
Indiana State Bar Association
Indiana Leadership Celebration.
American Political Science Association
American Society for Public Administration
Indiana Society for Public Administration
Law & Society Association
Chancellor’s Faculty Award for Excellence in Civic Engagement, 2010
Trustee Teaching Award, IUPUI, 2009
Alumna of the Year, IU School of Law, Indianapolis, 2008.
Robert Risk Award for Lifetime Achievement on Behalf of Civil Liberties,
ACLU of Indiana, 2008
Johnson Award for Best Paper in Ethics and Accountability in the Public Sector.
(with Laura S. Jensen), 2005
Champion of Liberty Award, Libertarian Party of Marion County 2004
Building Bridges of Understanding Award, Indy Choruses, 2004
Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2004, 2005
Citation of Excellence, Emerald Management Independent Review Board
list of top 50 management articles of 2002.
Jencks Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Law, Indiana
Commission for Women & the Indiana Gender Fairness Coalition, 2002
IUPUI’s Outstanding Female Faculty (one of 47), 2002
Who’s Who in America 2002
Second Prize, Harrison Legal Writing Contest (Indiana State
Bar Association) 2001
Indiana Liberty Award, Lambda Legal Defense. 2001
Public Administration Section, American Political Science Assn.,
Best Paper Award (w/Mark Rosentraub), 2001
Indiana Library Federation, Hoosier Intellectual Freedom Award,
Fellowship, Summer Research Opportunity Program, IUPUI, 2000
American Library Association, 30th Anniversary Roll of
Honor, Office for Intellectual Freedom and Freedom to
Read Foundation, 1999
Damien Center Service Appreciation Award, 1999
Robert Risk Award, Indiana Civil Liberties Union, 1999
Influential Women in Indianapolis, (Network of Women
in Business and Indiana Business Journal), 1997
Hoosier Human Dignity Award (Justice, Inc.), 1996, 1998
Who’s Who in American Law (several editions)
Who’s Who of American Women (1983,84)
International Who’s Who of Contemporary Achievement, 1983
Sagamore of the Wabash, 1980
Outstanding Young Women of America, 1978
SPEA Public Affairs Program Director 2010-
IUPUI Faculty Council 2009-10
Core Campus Committee 2009
IUPUI Faculty/Staff Campus Campaign Steering
Established Hudnut Scholarship in Public Service 2001
Co-Chair, Bulen Symposium on American
IUPUI Faculty Council 1996-1998
Associate Dean Search Committee 2009
Criminal Justice Program Review Committee 2009
Religious Studies Comprehensive Review Committee 2009-10
IUPUI Common Theme Committee 2009-10
SPEA Professors Evaluation of Research Committee 2009-
SPEA Diversity Cabinet 2007-
IUPUI Mission Action Team Chair 2006-2007
IUPUI Communities of Practice 2004-2005
IUPUI Civic Engagement Council 2004-2008
IUPUI Civic Engagement Task Force 2004
SPEA-IN Promotion & Tenure Committee 2004-2005
SPEA External Relations Committee 2003-2004
SPEA Search & Screen Committee 2003
SPEA Dean’s Research Cabinet 2003-2008
Grant Review Committee, Philanthropic Studies 2003, 2004
SPEA Admissions Committee 2003-2004, 2006- IUPUI Faculty Council Executive Committee 2000-2001
Member, Dean’s Advisory Committee, School of
Liberal Arts 1989-2004
School of Liberal Arts, Dean Barlow Review
Chair, Advisory Committee, School of Liberal
Faculty Adviser, Student Chapter, ACLU 2003-2008
Faculty Adviser, Campus Libertarian Club 1999-2002
Faculty Adviser, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law
Fraternity (w/William Blomquist) 1999-2007
Other School and University
Presenter, NEH Summer Institute 2010 “The Many and the
One” Church and State in America 2010
Moderator, “Politics, Secularization and the Public Square”
Religion & American Culture Conference 2009
“The American Legal System.” Presentation to Kazakhstan
visitors to SPEA IUPUI 2007
Presentation to Jones Community Service Scholars 2007
Campus Life Presentation “Free Speech and Democracy
Luncheon Speaker, Dean’s Day, Schools of Science
And Liberal Arts-IUPUI 2006
Panel chair, Bulen Symposium on American Politics 2004
Panelist, NASPAA Fall Conference, Indianapolis 2004
Liaison, City-County Council & IUPUI, Public-Academic
Case Studies, Indiana Achievement Awards
Best Practices Seminar 2003-2004
Speaker, Board of Governors meeting, Center
on Philanthropy 2003
SPEA Faculty Secretary 2003-04
Faculty Representative to The Sagamore 2003-present
Moderator, Faculty Role in Academic Nursing, School 2002
Of Nursing, IUPUI
Honors Program Research Fellow 2000-2001
Keynote Speaker, Eleventh Annual Joseph Taylor
Symposium, School of Liberal Arts 2000
Panel Chair, COMET conference 1999
Facilitator, IUPUI Bookmarks program 1999
Other Academic/Professional Service
Member, Principles and Values Subcommittee, Health
Reform Study Group, Center for Health Policy 2007-2008
Dwight Waldo Award Selection Committee 2005
Associate Editor, Policy Sciences 2004-2008
Editorial Board, Public Administration Review 2003-present
National Boards & Commissions
Global to Local Committee, Citizens for Global Solutions 2006-2008
Indiana Advisory Committee, Institute for Women’s Policy
Indiana Advisory Committee, U.S. Commission
On Civil Rights 1995-2006
State & Regional Boards & Commissions
Board, American Values Alliance 2005-2009
Steering Committee, Lawyers Council of the Indiana Civil
Liberties Union 2004-present
Co-chair, City-County Council Caucus Transition Team 2003
Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee Race Relations
Advisory Council 2003-2009
Board, Marion County Mental Health Assn. 2003-2005
Fundraising Committee, Ronald McDonald House 2003-2004
Law School for Journalists Committee, Indiana State
Bar Association 2003-2004
Fairbanks Hospital Circle of Hope Dinner Committee 2002-2003
Civil Rights of Children Committee, Indiana State Bar
Chair, Finance Committee, “Bentley for School Board.” 2001, 2005
Protect the Promise Coalition 1999-2001
Delegate, ACLU Biennial Conference 1999
Public Policy Committee, Community Service
Council, United Way of Central Indiana 1999-2002
Heartland Pro Bono Council (Indiana Supreme Court) 1999-2002
Board, “Youth & Diversity; The Brockway Project of
The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis 1999-2005
Key Awards Steering Committee, Indiana Coalition
On Homeless and Housing Issues 1999
Co-Chair, Busch for School Board 1999
Acting President, Appleseed Center for Law & Justice 1999
Board, Appleseed Center for Law & Justice 1999-2000
Board, AidServe Indiana, Inc. 1999-2000
Board, Indiana Civil Liberties Union 1998-99
Participant, Revisioning Process, Indiana Interreligious
Commission on Human Equality 1998
Citizens Complaint Process Working Group
(Indianapolis Police Department) 1996-98
Race Relations Leadership Network (Indpls) 1995-2009
(Chair, Criminal Justice Subcommittee 2001)
Outreach Committee, Ivy Tech State College 1995-98
Board, Damien Center 1994-98
Board, Athenaeum Foundation 1993-2000
Vision Indianapolis Race Relations Key
Performance Area committee 1992-95
Advisory Committee, Encyclopedia of
Board, Federal Home Loan Bank 1990-91
Co-Chair, Indiana Women’s Network for
Political Action 1989-92
Board, Commission for Downtown 1989-92
Board, Greater Indianapolis Republican
Finance Committee 1989-91
Board, Marion County Hospital Authority 1988-92
Legislative Affairs Committee, Indianapolis
Chamber of Commerce 1986-89
State Advisory Council, Legal Services Organization 1986-88
Federal Judicial Merit Selection Commission 1985
Vice-Chair, Indiana Environmental Management
Chair, City of Indianapolis Cable Franchise Board 1982
Public Service: Presentations (since 2000)
Panelist, “Why Muslims Matter to the History of the U.S.”
Indiana Interchurch Center 2010
Speaker, “Our Declining Civic Literacy” Sunrise Rotary 2010
Guest, “SPEA and Indianapolis” Radio One Interview 2010
Speaker, “Understanding the City Budget” Indianapolis
Neighborhood Resource Center 2010
Speaker, Americans United for Separation of Church and
State, Spring Chapter Event, Indianapolis 2010
Guest, Concerned Clergy Hour, WTLC Radio 2010
Respondent, Religious Studies Roundtable, Center for the
Study of Religion and American Culture 2010
Panelist, “Rights and Wrongs: Achieving Civil Discourse”
Butler University 2010
Speaker, “The Context of American Foreign Policy,”
Great Decisions Series, Church of the Savior 2010
Luncheon Speaker, Bar Association Leaders’ Series 2010
‘After-words’ discussion leader, “Sunlight” Phoenix Theater 2010
Panelist, “The Debate over Same-Sex Marriage” Maurer
School of Law, IU Bloomington 2010
Keynote Speaker, League of Women Voters State Meeting,
Keynote Speaker, Public Allies Induction of new Fellows,
Mary Rigg Center, Indianapolis 2009
Speaker, “Can We Rescue Civic Literacy?” Cutting
Edge Speakers’ Series, IUPUI 2009
Speaker, “Civic Education, Constitutional Culture and
Crazy Times” IU School of Law, Indianapolis 2009
Speaker, “Distrust, American Style,” Great Decisions Series,
Shepherd’s Center, Indianapolis 2009
Speaker, “Distrust, American Style.” Reading at the Table,
University Faculty Club, IUPUI 2009
Speaker, “The Current Mess” Washington Township Democratic
Club, Indianapolis 2009
Video Interview, “What’s Wrong with Indiana Government,”
Speaker, “Cultural Shifts and Constitutional Law” Unitarian
Universalist Church, Indianapolis 2009
Keynote Speaker, “Health and Prosperity: How Rational
Health Policies Can Cure an Ailing Economy”
United Senior Action of Indiana, Indianapolis 2008
Presenter, Workshop on “Grassroots, Netroots and Social
Action” Planned Parenthood Midwest Conference 2008
Speaker, “What’s At Stake This November, ” TSA National
Coming Out Day Dinner, Evansville, Indiana 2008
Speaker, “The 2008 Elections and Gay Rights” Parents, Friends
And Families of Lesbians and Gays, Indianapolis 2008
Speaker, “The Idea of Liberty” Kiwanis International,
Crawfordsville, Indiana 2008
Speaker, “We Aren’t in Kansas Anymore: Leadership for a
Complex World” Tobias Multi-sector Forum 2008
Speaker, “Faith, Civil Society & International Relations”
International Interfaith Symposium, Indianapolis 2008
Speaker, “Trust, Diversity & the American Idea,” Lenten
Scholars Series, Trinity Episcopal Church, Indianapolis 2008
Speaker, “God and Country” Shepherd’s Center, North
United Methodist Church, Indianapolis 2007
Presenter, Scholarship at Lunch, Faculty Club IUPUI 2007
Presenter, “The Fabric of Philanthropy” Presidents’
Colloquium, Seventh-Day Adventist World
Presenter, Readings at the Table, Faculty Club IUPUI 2007
Panelist, “People’s Foreign Policy” Citizens for Global
Solutions, Indianapolis 2007
Speaker, Constitution Day, Vincennes University, Jasper 2007
Speaker, Constitution Day, University of Evansville 2007
Panel Member, Pancakes & Politics: Religion in Government,
Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce 2007
Speaker, “Unintended Consequences, Criminal Justice Edition”
Indiana Pathways to College Network, IVTech 2007
Speaker, “War Crimes and the International Criminal Court”
Great Decisions, Church of the Savior 2007
Panelist, “Feminism: Forward Not Back” Women in Law
Presenter, “Women’s Rights & Family Values,” Indianapolis
Council of Women 2006
Presenter, “Whose First Amendment Is It?” Constitution Café,
My Daily Constitution 2006
Speaker, “Our Vanishing Right to Privacy,” League of
Women Voters Annual Meeting 2006
Guest Interview, “Freedom of Speech” Inside Indy, WHMB-TV 2006
Speaker “Gay Rights in Indiana,” Indiana Equality 2006
Speaker, “War and Peace” Rally, Monument Circle 2006
Speaker, Great Decisions Series “Human Rights in an Age of
Terrorism” Church of the Savior 2006
Speaker, “Civics 101: Executive Power and its Abuses” Shepherds
Center, United Methodist Church 2006
Panelist, “The Case for a Constitutional Convention” HPR
2005 Forum 2005
Presenter, “Civil Liberties and the War on Terror”
Constitution Day, University of Indianapolis 2005
Keynote Speaker, PFLAG State Conference 2005
Panelist, Indiana Equality State Meeting on Political Activism 2005
Speaker, Hamilton County Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner 2005
Speaker, “American Values & Nonprofit Organizations” Indiana
Community Action Network Awards Luncheon 2004
Speaker, Marion County Democratic Club “What Now?” 2004
Speaker, “Politics and Policy” Indianapolis Hebrew
Speaker, “What Do We Owe Our Children?” Decisions 2004 2004
Panelist, “The Electoral College” Ivy Tech State College 2004
Speaker, 20th Anniversary Dinner, Dialogue Today 2004
Moderator/panelist, Religion and Public Policy, ICLU State
Conference, Indianapolis 2004
Keynote Speaker, Putnam County United Way Kickoff Breakfast2004
Keynote Speaker, Diversity in the Workplace Conference, Eli
Lilly & Company 2004
Speaker, Bill of Rights Series, Martin Luther King Jr.
Commemorative Coalition. “Rights and Powers”
(Terre Haute) 2004
Guest, “The Editors” WGTE (PBS affiliate, Toledo) 2004
Keynote Speaker, Toledo Law School, “Civil Liberties in
The Bush Administration” 2004
Speaker, PFLAG Indianapolis “Same Sex Marriage” 2004
Guest, WIBC with John Strauss “Gay Marriage” 2004
Guest Lecturer, Lawrence North High School, “Affirmative
Action & the Constitution” 2004
Presenter, Legislative Forum, Marion County
Mental Health Assn. 2004
Speaker, Pathways to College Conference 2004
Guest Interview, “News and Views” WICR 88.7 2004
Panelist, Town Hall Meeting on Judicial Nominees 2003
“On Point” Commentary, NPR 2003
“Terrorism, War & Civil Liberties” Shepard Center,
North United Methodist Church, Indpls. June 2003
“Terrorism, War & Civil Liberties” Robin Run Public
Affairs Series, Indpls. March 2003
“Women’s Rights Here and Abroad” Great Decisions
Program, Church of the Savior, Indpls. March 2003
Speaker, Legislative Conference, Indiana Assn. of
Cities and Towns 2003
“War with Iraq?” WIBC Radio, Indianapolis 2003
“Civil Liberties Since 9/11” Wisconsin Public Radio 2003
“Changing Horses in the Middle of the Stream,” Women &
Law Conference 2002
“Terrorism and Civil Liberties” Shepard Center 2002
Decisions 2001: Choices Facing our State and Nation:
“Charitable Choice” 2001
“Faith Based Decision-Making and What it Means”
Indiana Assn. For Community Economic Development 2001
“Charitable Choice and Social Science Research”
Indiana Assn. Rehabilitation Facilities 2001
Panelist, Making Public Policy through Litigation
Governmental Affairs Society of Indiana 2001
“Reflections on Lincoln” Lincoln Association of Indiana 2001
“Voters Rights” Indiana Republican Women’s Club 2001
Other Public Service Activities
Regular columnist for the Indianapolis Star, and the Indiana Word.
Contributor to American Society for Public Administration blog
Occasional guest columnist for publications throughout the Midwest.
Grants, Contracts and Awards
Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Institute 500 2009
Workforce, Inc. and IUPUI Solution Center,
research project, “Ex-Offender Transitional Employment:
Policy Issues” 16,000 2006
Tobias Center Research Grant on Leadership, 5,000 2005
Center on Philanthropy, 20,990 2004
Transitional funding for “Predicting Effectiveness in
Nonprofit Antipoverty Programs”
Overseas Conference Fund travel grant, 400 2003
Case Study Contract, Research Foundation of State University
Of New York, 40,000 2003
Ford Foundation, supplement to original grant. $150,000. 2002
For a documentary film about the research project.
Center on Philanthropy, 25,000. 2000.
Transitional funding for a three-year project to study
implementation of the charitable choice provisions
of welfare reform legislation.
State of Indiana, Division of Family & Social Services, 15,000. 2000.
State award for research on charitable choice
Ford Foundation, three years, $1,050,000. 2000.
Three-year grant funding study of the implementation of
charitable choice in three states: Indiana, Massachusetts and
Strategic Directions Initiative Grant, 5,000. 1999.
Joyce Foundation Grant, 20,000. 1999.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and David Schultz. “American Public Service: Constitutional and Ethical Foundations.” Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2010.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, “Free Expression in America: A Documentary History.” Greenwood Press, 1999.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, “What’s a Nice Republican Girl Like Me
Doing at the ACLU?” Prometheus Books, 1997.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, “Civil Religion.” In Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception,” Seow, Choon-Leong, Herman Spieckermann, Hans-Josef Klauck, Paul Mendes-Flohr, Bernard McGinn, and Eric Ziolkowski, eds. DeGruyter, Berlin & New York (forthcoming, 2009-2018).
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, “The ACLU” and “Checks and Balances” in David Schultz, Encyclopedia of the United States Constitution. NY: Facts on File, Inc, (forthcoming, 2009).
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, “The Bill of Rights,” “The Incorporation Doctrine,” “Congress and Civil Liberties,” and “Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire” in the Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties, Schultz, David and John Vile, eds. M.E. Sharpe (2004)
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, “Indiana.” in Legal Systems of the World: a Political, Social and Cultural Encyclopedia, ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara. (2003)
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, “Writing in Service of Thought.” in Writing in the Arts, Sciences and Professional Schools at IUPUI, Office of Campus Writing, (2002).
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, “Back to Basics: Citizenship, Public Administration and the Constitution.” Journal of Public Affairs Education. Vol. 6, #4, October 2000.
Journal Articles in Refereed Publications
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “The Pedagogy of Governance.” Journal of Public Affairs Education, Vol. 16 (4),607-619 (2010).
Malatesta, Deanna and Sheila Suess Kennedy. “Safeguarding the Public Trust: Can Administrative Ethics Be Taught?” Journal of Public Affairs Education, Vol.16 (2): 161-180 (2010).
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, “Going by the Book: Connecting Public Administration to Political Theory.” Journal of Public Affairs Education. Vol. 9, #4, October 2003.
Research Project Reports
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Wolfgang Bielefeld. “Charitable Choice: First Results from Three States.” Center for Urban Policy and the Environment, 2003.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. Distrust, American Style: Diversity and the Crisis of American Confidence” (Prometheus Books, 2009).
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. God and Country: America in Red and Blue (Baylor University Press, 2007)
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Wolfgang Bielefeld. Charitable Choice at Work: Faith-Based Job Programs in the States. (Georgetown University Press, 2006.)
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. Pickin’ Fights with Thunderstorms. C.S.Kern Publishing, 2005.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Ingrid Ritchie. To Market, To Market: Reinventing Indianapolis. University Press of America, 2001.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Religious Philanthropies and Government Social Programs” in Issues and Tensions in Religious Philanthropy, Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture, Thomas Davis, editor. (Forthcoming, 2011).
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Using restraint: The legal context of high-risk interventions.” In M. A. Nunno, D. M. Day & L. B. Bullard (Eds.), For our own safety: Examining the safety of high-risk interventions for children and young people. Washington, DC: Child Welfare League of America. (2008)
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Religious Paradigms and the Rule of Law: Thinking in Red and Blue” in Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Austin Sarat, series editor. Elsevier Science Ltd., Vol. 39. pp. 57-72, 2006
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “The Poor You Have Always with You: The Problem of the ‘Sturdy Beggar’” in A History of Indiana Law, Randall Shepard and David Bodenhamer, editors. Ohio University Press. 2006
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Laura S. Jensen. “Outsourcing Patriotism: Privatization, Sovereignty and War.” Transatlantic Public Policy Series, Vol. 2. Transaction Publishers, N.J. 2006.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Laura Jensen. “Government Ethics and Constitutional Accountability” in George G. Frederickson and Richard K. Ghere, Ethics in Public Management. M.E. Sharpe, 2005
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Government Shekels and Government Shackles Revisited: Questions for Church and State.” In Exploring Black Philanthropy: New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising, No. 48
Patrick Rooney, and Lois Sherman, eds. Jossey-Bass, 2005.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Charitable Choice in the Criminal Justice System” in Ryden, David and Jeffrey Polet,“Sanctioning Religion? Politics, Law and Faith-Based Public Services,” Lynne Rienner, Publishers, 2005.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Governing a City: Thirty-Two Years.” In “To Market, To Market: Reinventing Indianapolis.” University Press of America, 2001.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Accountability: The Achilles Heel.” In “To Market, To Market: Reinventing Indianapolis.” University Press of America, 2001.
Journal Articles in Refereed Publications
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Deanna Malatesta. “A Very Tangled Web: Public-Private Redux.” Administration & Society, Vol. 42, No. 1, 101-118 (2010)
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Whose Reality-Based Community?” Religion and American Culture (Vol. 18, #1, Winter, 2008)
Hall, Leda and Sheila Suess Kennedy, “Public and Nonprofit Management and the ‘New Governance’” American Review of Public Administration. (Vol. 38, No. 3 2008). Pp 307-321
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Holding ‘Governance’ Accountable: Third-party Government in a Limited State.” The Independent Review. Volume XI, Number 1. Summer, 2006.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, “Redemption or Rehabilitation: Charitable Choice and Criminal Justice.” Criminal Justice Policy Review, Volume #14 Number 2, June 2003. 214-228
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, “Privatization & Prayer: The Case of Charitable Choice.” American Review of Public Administration, Vol.33 No.1, March 2003 5-19.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Jean Mercer, Wanda K. Mohr and Charles Huffine, “Snake Oil, Professional Ethics and the First Amendment: What’s a Profession to Do?” American Journal of Orthopsychiatry 72 (1), 5-15. 2002
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Richard Magjuka, “A Modest Proposal: Identity Politics in the Workplace.” Mid-American Review of Business, Vol.17, Number 1, Spring 2002. (Awarded Citation of Excellence as one of the top 50 management articles of 2002, by Emerald Management Review)
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Wolfgang Bielefield. “Government Shekels Without Government Shackles? The Administrative Challenges of Charitable Choice.” Public Administration Review. Vol. 62 #1 2002
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Wanda K. Mohr, “A Prolegomenon on Restraint of Children: Implicating Constitutional Rights.” Journal of Orthopsychiatry Vol. 71, #1; January 2001.
Mohr, Wanda K. and Sheila Suess Kennedy, “The Conundrum of Children in the U.S. Health Care System.” Nursing Ethics 2001 8 (3).
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Mark Rosentraub “Public-Private Partnerships, Professional Sports Teams and Protecting the Public Interest.” American Review of Public Administration.Vol. 30, #4; December 2000. (Awarded best article prize at 2001 annual meeting of the Public Administration section of the American Political Science Association.)
Book Reviews in Refereed Publications
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. Review of Public Freedom, Dana Villa, Princeton University Press, 2008. In Law and Politics Book Review (Vol. 18, #11, November, 2008) pp. 1055-1057
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. Review of Bureaucracy in a Democratic State: A Governance Perspective, Kenneth J. Meier and Lawrence J. O’Toole, Jr.
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. In American Review of Public Administration. Vol. 37, Number 4. December 2007.
Articles in Professional Publications
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Wolfgang Bielefeld, “Hollowing Out Civil Society.” Democracy & Society. Center for Democracy and the Third Sector, Georgetown University Press. December, 2004.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Laura Jensen. “Outsourcing Patriotism.” Public Administration Times. October, 2004.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, “Choice for Me But Not for Thee: Welfare Vouchers, School Vouchers and the Constitution.” Res Gestae. March 2002.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, “Privatizing Education: The Politics of Vouchers.”
Phi Delta Kappan. (Vol. 82, #6, February 2001)
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, “Intellectual Freedom: A Reflection.” Indiana Libraries. Volume 19, #2; 2000.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “The Continuing Search for a Deeper Pocket.” Res Gestae. February 1982.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “What Your Business Client Needs to Know About Indiana Law.” Res Gestae. November, 1978.
Articles Included in Conference Proceedings
Kennedy, Sheila Suess, Wolfgang Bielefeld and Richard Stazinski. “Government Contracting and Social Capital: Unasked Questions.” In Eberhard Bohne, Charles Bonser and Kenneth M. Spencer, Transatlantic Perspectives on Liberalization and Democratic Governance. Lit Verlag Munster, Berlin 2004.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Social Responsibility, Accountability and U.S. Welfare Reform: the Context of America’s Faith-Based Initiative.” (e-published, in Proceedings of Transatlantic Policy Consortium Meeting, 2001 http://www.spea.indiana.edu/tac/colloquia/2001/papers.htm
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Privatizing Education.” Indiana Journal of Political Science, Vol. 15, 2000.
Law Review Articles
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Leda Hall. “What Separation of Church and State? The Constitutional Competence of Congregational Leaders.” Journal of Law in Society, Summer 2004.
Garcia, Crystal, Sheila Suess Kennedy and Barbara Lawrence. “Picturing Powerlessness: Digital Photography, Domestic Violence and the Fight Over Victim Autonomy” Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy. (Fall 2003).
Kennedy, Sheila. “Tilting the Level Playing Field: Public Administration Meets Political Theory.” Brooklyn Journal of Law and Policy. Vol. 11 #2 (2003).
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “The Muffled Voice of the Child: American Health Care and Children’s Rights.” Journal of Medicine and Law. Michigan State University. Vol. 6 #1 (Fall 2001)
Garcia, Crystal and Sheila Suess Kennedy. “Back to School: Technology, School Safety and the Disappearing Fourth Amendment.” Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy. Vol. 12 #2 (Winter 2003).
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “A Just World at Peace.” The Indiana International and Comparative Law Review. Vol.11 #2. 2001.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “When is Public Private? State Action, Privatization and Public-Private Partnerships.” George Mason Civil Rights Law Review. Vol. 11 #2, Spring 2001.
Barker, John and Sheila Suess Kennedy. “The Gay Nineties: Sexual Orientation and Indiana Law.” Indiana Law Review. In 1993 Survey of Recent Developments in Indiana Law. Vol. 27. 1993.
Papers and Presentations
“Religious Philanthropies and Government Social Programs” in “Family, Friend, Foe? The Relationship of Religion and Philanthropy in Religious Philanthropic Organizations” Public Symposium IUPUI, October 7, 2010.
“Smart Government” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada 2009
“A Very Tangled Web: Public and Private Redux” Annual Meeting, Law and
Society Association. Denver, CO. May, 2009
“Optimism, Pessimism, Realism: Looking for the Pony” Tobias Leadership Alumni Association, February, 2009.
“Pedagogy of Governance” with Deanna Malatesta. American Political Science Association Conference on Teaching and Learning, Baltimore, MD. February, 2009.
“God and Country: the Religious Roots of Public Conflict” Rocky Mountain College 4th Annual Symposium on Religion and Culture,” Billings, Montana. Invited. October, 2008.
“Social Change, Public Policy and Law.” International Conference on Public Finance and Government Reform. Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Invited.
“Teaching Public Administration in the United States.” Presentation to Public Administration faculty and graduate students, Sun Yat Sen University, Ganzhou, China. June, 2007.
Panelist, “Roundtable on Scholarship and Activism,” Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, April, 2007.
“Sin or Crime? Religion and American Criminal Justice Policy.” With Thomas Stuckey. Law and Society Assn. Annual Meeting, Baltimore. July, 2006.
“Public Ethics and the Challenges of the New Governance” The Randall L. Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence Multi-Sector Forum. Indianapolis, 2006.
“Religion, Science and the Environment” Luncheon address, Dean’s Day, School of Liberal Arts and School of Science, IUPUI. 2006
“Research and Relevance” Luncheon keynote, Midwest Student Sociology Research Conference, Marian College 2006
“Using Restraint: The Legal Context of High-Risk Interventions.” Conference on “Researching the Safety of High Risk Interventions for Children and Young People,” Cornell University, 2005. (Invited.)
“Religious Paradigms and the Rule of Law: Thinking in Red and Blue.” Law and Society Annual Meeting, 2005.
“Accountability and the New Governance: Tools for Public Managers.” Ninth International Conference on Public Management. Milan, Italy, 2005
“Government Shekels and Government Shackles Revisited: Questions for Church and State.” Conference on Black Philanthropy, I.U. Center on Philanthropy, 2005.
“Comparing Faith-Based and Other Providers of Social Services: Problems and Insights” Conference on Evaluation Methods and Practices Appropriate for Faith-Based and Other Providers of Social Services, IU Bloomington, 2003.
Panelist, “Faith-Based Initiatives: An Unholy Alliance or a Match Made in Heaven?” Section on Individual Rights and Responsibilities of the American Bar Association, ABA Annual Meeting, 2003. (Invited)
“Government Contracting and Social Capital: Unasked Questions” (with Wolfgang Bielefeld and Richard Stazinski). International Policy Consortium, June 2003.
“What Separation of Church and State?” Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, June 2003.
“Constitutional Competence of Congregational Leadership” Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, April 2003
Invited Panelist, “Faith Based Initiatives,” Seton Hall University, Nonprofit Sector Resource Institute and Center for Public Service, November 2002.
“Public Policy Meets Political Theory: The Level Playing Field,” Association for Public Policy and Management Annual Meeting, November 2002.
“Tilting the Level Playing Field,” Law & Society Association Annual Meeting, June 2002.
Panelist, “Reinventing Church as State.” Miniplenary, Association for Public Policy and Management. Nov., 2001
Panelist, “The Spirit of Faith and Philanthropy,” Center on Philanthropy, October, 2001.
“Charitable Choice and President Bush’s Faith-Based Initiative,” National Academy of Public Administration Standing Panel on Social Equity in Governance. Panel Meeting and Mini-Conference. July, 2001.
“Privatization and Prayer: The Case of Charitable Choice.” New England Political Science Association Annual Meeting. May, 2001.
“Government Shekels without Government Shackles: The Administrative Challenges of Charitable Choice.” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting. September, 2001.
“Social Responsibility, Accountability and U.S. Welfare Reform: the Context of America’s Faith-Based Initiative.” The Transatlantic Policy Consortium Annual Meeting. September, 2001.
“Privatization and Prayer” and “Accountability: the Achilles Heel” both presented
at Hastings Law School Conference, “Privatization: The Legal Implications of Shifting Boundaries Between Public and Private.” November, 2001. (Invited).
“The Constitutional Competence of Public Managers” Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action Annual Meeting. November, 2001.
“Privatizing Education: The Politics of Vouchers.” Indiana Political
Science Association Annual Meeting. April, 2000.
“When is Public Private: State Action in an Era of Privatization and Public-Private Partnerships.” Law and Society Association Annual Meeting. May, 2000.
“A Just World at Peace.” First Annual Global Peace Conference,
University of Ottawa. August, 2000. (Invited)
“Privatization and the Twenty-First Century City: Political Rhetoric
and Reality in the Indianapolis Experiment” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, September 1999.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Faith, Charity and Government Money.” Liberty: A Magazine of Religious Freedom, November/December 2008. Pp.11-13.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Checks and Balances? Or L’etat, C’est Moi?” The Remnant Review Vol. 2, No. 1, 2006. pp. 65-78.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Connections” Sightings (Univ. of Chicago Divinity School). June, 2002.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “The Level Playing Field” Sightings (Univ. of Chicago Divinity School). March, 2002.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “The Invisible State” The Remnant Review, October 2001.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess “Is Faith Fungible” Sightings (Univ. of Chicago Divinity School). August, 2001
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Bush’s Faith-Based Initiative: Asking the Right Questions” Sightings (Univ. of Chicago Divinity School). February, 2001.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and Cecil Bohanon. “Identity Politics and the Road not Taken: A Productivity-Based Standard for Employment Termination.” Indiana Policy Review, Dec.1999.
Rosentraub, Mark, and Sheila Suess Kennedy “Leveling the Field: Indiana, Its Professional Sports Teams, and Protection of the Public’s Investments and Interest” IN-ROADS, Winter 1998-99
Symposium, Property Tax Reform, Issues IN Business Magazine,
Kennedy, Sheila Suess and J. Alexander Tanford. “Less Heat, More Light: Religion in the Public Schools” Indiana ACLU, 1995.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess. “Women in Politics” and “American Booksellers Association et al v. Hudnut,” Encyclopedia of Indianapolis, I.U. Press, 1994
Indianapolis Star, Indiana Word columns, and American Values Alliance posts, plus speeches, articles for various non-scholarly journals, guest columns for IBJ, NUVO Newsweekly and other newspapers throughout the Midwest, can be accessed at http://www.sheilakennedy.net.
Publisher of Common Ground, a semiannual forum for the discussion of civil liberties issues, 1995-1998.
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