Functional Phenolics LLC
Dr. James Kennedy is principal of Functional Phenolics LLC. Kennedy is most widely recognized for his grape and wine phenolic chemistry research and has published extensively in peer reviewed journals and trade publications. He has held positions as associate professor at Oregon State University, research manager for chemistry at the Australian Wine Research Institute, chair of the department of viticulture and enology at California State University, Fresno as well as president of Polyphenolics and Canandaigua Concentrate. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Bordeaux and is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Adelaide. Kennedy is a recipient of the American Chemical Society’s Young Scientist Award. He is a past president of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture and serves as an associate editor for the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture and Catalyst. Kennedy is also an editor for the International Viticulture and Enology Society’s journal technical reviews.