Department Administrator
Kelly Wenzel
Rutgers Law School
S.I. Newhouse Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Kelly Wenzel is the Grants Administrator for Rutgers Law School. Serving both Camden and Newark, Kelly works with faculty to research and secure new external funding opportunities, review funding requests to ensure eligibility and compliance, determine the needs of the Centers, Clinics, and other Law School programs, distribute, and maintain grant documents, develop financial reports, manage, and inform team members about project timelines, and track the status of grant applications.

  • Biography

Kelly Wenzel brings over 25 years of nonprofit and local government project management experience to her role at Rutgers Law School. She holds a B.S. in International Environmental Studies as well as a Master of City and Regional Planning from Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University.  Kelly also holds a Research Development credential and a certificate in Appreciative Inquiry. She completed a fellowship with the Environmental Leadership Program in 2016 and continues to be active as a Senior Fellow. Kelly served as the Vice President for Board of Trustees of the ECO (Environment Community Opportunity) Charter School in Camden and has been an active board member for the Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education since 1999 where she currently serves as President.