Alan H. Kennedy, J.D., is a PhD candidate and lecturer in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver. Kennedy's research focuses on public administration, with emphasis on gun policy, equity, administrative law, and criminal justice. Kennedy has taught administrative law, negotiation, and criminal justice. He is a 2020 Founders Fellow of the American Society for Public Administration, an attorney, and a graduate of Yale University and William & Mary Law School.
Kennedy's research has been published in Public Administration Review, Review of Public Personnel Administration, and Crime, Law and Social Change. His writings have also appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Denver Post, Colorado Newsline, and other outlets. His civil rights legal advocacy has been featured in the Washington Post and New York Times. Kennedy is also a veteran who still serves in the Colorado Army National Guard. The views expressed are his own.