Debra B. Kennard

Assistant Director

It’s been a thrill and an honor to be a part of the Center’s growth from an idea to a thriving academic community exploring some of today’s most urgent issues with a hand in educated action and a heart for the humanity in our differences. It’s a job that gives me hope every day!

Debra Kennard serves as Assistant Director with responsibility for multiple Center operations including communications and publicity, events, donor relationship support, and staff management. She brings experience from several advertising and marketing communications positions, as well as community volunteer work. She earned her B.A. in journalism from Indiana University and her M.A. in nonprofit management from Washington University in St. Louis.