Materials Science & Engineering (A-L)

Olivia Kennedy

  • Contract Administrator
Office of Sponsored Programs
110 Technology Center Building University Park, PA 16802
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Olivia joined Penn State as a Contract Administrator in OSP in 2023.  Prior to coming to Penn State, she spent several years as a Contract Specialist in the pharmaceutical industry, where she developed and practiced a variety of skills across the contract negotiation and data privacy spaces. 

Olivia holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts and Sciences from the Pennsylvania State University and a J.D. from the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University. 


Olivia negotiates subawards for the following business areas:

  • Liberal Arts
  • VPR - Social Sciences Research Intitute (SSRI)