Kelly Barnett

Kelly Barnett

  • Assistant Director

    People and Culture
  • Adjunct

    M.S. in Communications

Kelly Barnett is the assistant director of people and culture and an instructor in the online graduate program at the Newhouse School. She has worked for the school since 2007. She previously served as the director of the Career Development Center (CDC) for 11 years, where she provided career support and strategy for all Newhouse students and alumni.

She combines her experience in career development with her passion for helping others in order to cultivate a positive, growth-focused environment for employees of the Newhouse School. Prior to her career at Newhouse, she worked in the communications industry in editorial, project management and public relations roles.

She earned a bachelor of science in public relations from the Newhouse School and a master of science in instructional design, development and evaluation from Syracuse University’s School of Education.