Ms. Kuehner, Office of the Secretary
Trudy J. Kuehner, managing editor of The Annals and interim executive director of the AAPSS, died on October 26 from cardiac arrest, at the age of 49.
Since August, Ms. Kuehner had been serving as managing editor of The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. The journal is produced every other month by the Academy, which is an independent organization housed at the Fels Institute of Government at Penn.
Previously, she served as the executive assistant to then President Sheldon Hackney, 1991-1992, and then worked in the Office of the Secretary, 1992-1996, where she was the coordinator for the Board of Trustees and then the Assistant Secretary of the University.
Prior to joining AAPSS, she had served as the managing editor of Orbis, 2001-2007, and was then associate director of the Marvin Wachman Fund for International Education at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, 2007-2009.
Ms. Kuehner was a Penn alumna, graduating summa cum laude in 1991 with a BA in history.
Ms. Kuehner is survived by her husband, Norm Spielberg; and four sisters, Linda Steward, Tina Lippincott, Cathy Kuehner, and Wendy Steward.
A Celebration of the Life of Trudy Kuehner
A memorial will be held for Trudy Kuehner, former managing editor of The Annals and former interim executive director of AAPSS, on Wednesday, March 3, at 4 p.m. in the Jon M. Huntsman Program Office, 3732 Locust Walk (directly across Locust Walk from the entrance to Huntsman Hall). In addition to the formal program, guests will be invited to share photos, stories, and other memories. Ms. Kuehner passed away October 26 from cardiac arrest, at the age of 49 (Almanac November 3, 2009). (Added 2/23/10)
Memorial Service: Ms. Keeler
A memorial service will be held for Eleanor “Ella” Keeler, a British exchange student, on Wednesday, November 4 at 7 p.m. in Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium. Ms. Keeler passed away October 2 at the age of 20 (Almanac October 13, 2009).
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