University of Illinois Extension
801 North Country Fair Drive
Champaign, IL 61821
Kennedy is a native of Champaign-Urbana and holds two
degrees from the University of Illinois including a Bachelor's degree in
Economics, and a Master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning with a
concentration in Economic Development. He is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Illinois, and his research interests are small-town planning and sustainable development.
He is a member of the American Planning Association (APA), the Illinois Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (IL-ACDEP), and the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER).