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Kendra Stewart

Professor and Director of the Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Center for Livable Communities

Kendra StewartKendra B. Stewart is an Associate Professor and Director of the Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Center for Livable Communities at the College of Charleston.  Her research interests include South Carolina government, non-profit management, homeland security, state and local government, and women and politics.  She is co-editor of a book entitled The Practice of Government Public Relations.  The articles she has authored have appeared in The Practice of Strategic Collaboration: From Silos to Actions, Urban Affairs Review, Public Finance and Management, Perspective in Politics, and various scholarly books.  She serves on the editorial board for three scholarly journals in the field as well. 

Dr. Stewart has conducted political analysis for a variety of print, radio and television media, including Good Morning America, Fox News Channel, the Associated Press and National Public Radio and the British Broadcasting Corporation.  

Prior to her current position, Professor Stewart was a faculty member at Eastern Kentucky University and worked for the state of South Carolina Budget and Control Board.  In addition, she has conducted program evaluations and strategic planning assistance to a variety of public and nonprofit organizations.  Kendra is very involved in the community as well, serving on the boards of several professional and non-profit organizations.

Address: 284 King Street, Room 202
Phone: 843.953.6691


Ph.D., M.P.A., University of South Carolina
B.A., University of Central Florida
Field of Specialization: Public Administration