Tulane Law School
About Admission & Financial Aid Student Life Programs Faculty Library Employers & Careers Life After Law School News


Sally J. Kenney   

Sally J. Kenney

Newcomb College Endowed Chair, Professor of Political Science & Executive Director, Newcomb College Institute
B.A., Political Science, 1979, University of Iowa; B.A., Philosophy, Politics and Economics, 1982, Magdalen College, Oxford; M.A., Politics, 1984, Princeton University; Ph.D., 1989, Princeton University.

E-mail: skenney@tulane.edu
Telephone:  504.865.5422Office:  43 Newcomb Place


Sally Kenney is Newcomb College Endowed Chair, Professor of Political Science and Executive Director of the Newcomb College Institute. Kenney has done nationally recognized work on women judges and judicial selection and her book Gender and Justice: Why Women in the Judiciary Really Matter was published in 2013. Her research also explores gender and judging; feminist social movements; women and electoral politics; the European Court of Justice; exclusionary employment policies; and pregnancy discrimination. 

Before joining Tulane in 2010, Kenney held a joint appointment in Political Science, Women’s Studies, and Law at the University of Iowa in 1989-1995. She served on the faculty at the University of Minnesota’s Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs in 1995-2009 and directed the Center on Women and Public Policy.

Kenney received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Iowa; a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Magdalen College, Oxford; and an M.A. in Politics and Ph.D. from Princeton University.



For media inquiries, email lawcommunications@tulane.edu

©Tulane University Law School | Weinmann Hall | 6329 Freret Street | New Orleans, LA 70118 | 504.865.5939    Privacy Policy
Tulane University Home
admin login