Glennon Sweeney

Glennon Sweeney Headshot 2023

Community Outreach Senior Representative

Glennon is a Senior Community Outreach Analyst whose expertise lies at the intersection of land use and development policy and metropolitan segregation, with an emphasis on suburban spaces. Glennon works to build strategic partnerships that advance the Kirwan Institute’s community-engaged research strategy and serves in a translational capacity to underserved communities by providing workshops, webinars, and local history tours in order to bring the Institute’s research alive for non-academic communities. Glennon has been at the Kirwan Institute since 2012, serving as a graduate research assistant before becoming part of Kirwan’s research team in 2016. She was first attracted to and has remained at Kirwan because of the Institute’s commitment to transformative impact. Glennon received her BA in Geography and Political Science as well as her MA in City and Regional Planning from The Ohio State University. She is currently a PhD candidate in the university’s planning department with expected graduation in 2024.