Deanna Kennedy

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Deanna M. Kennedy, Ph.D.


  • 2009 Ph.D. in Management Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • 2005 Masters of Business Administration, Concentration in Operations & Supply Chain Management, Minor in Project Management, Golden Gate University, San Francisco
  • 1999 B.Sc. in Biological Sciences, Concentration in Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior, University of California, Davis


  • Behavioral operations
  • Groups and teams
  • Project management


  • Undergraduate
    • Project Management
    • Supply Chain Process Improvement
  • Operations and Project Management
  • Resource Planning
  • Graduate
    • Business Statistics
    • Project Management



  • Maynard, M. T. Kennedy, D. M., Tannenbaum, S., Mathieu, J., & Donsbach, J. (Forthcoming). Team Adaptation and Resilience: Where the Literature Currently Stands and How it Applies to Long-Duration Isolated, Confined, and Extreme Contexts. Landon, L. B., Slack, K. J., Salas, E. (Eds.) Psychology and Human Performance in Space Programs: Research at the Frontier.

  • Black, S. & Kennedy, D. M. (2019). Supply Chain Management for Native American Entrepreneurs. In Miller, R., Jorgensen, M. & Stewart, D. (Eds.) Creating Private Sector Economies in Native America. Praeger Publishers.

  • Kennedy, D. M. & Maynard, M. T. (2017). It’s about time: Temporal considerations of team adaptation. In Salas, E. (Ed.) Research on Managing Groups and Teams (Vol 18). UK: Emerald Publishing.
  • Kennedy, D. M. & McComb, S. A. Simulation and virtual experimentation. (2017). In Pilny, A. & Poole, M. S. (Eds.) pp. 181-206. Group processes: Data-driven computational approaches. Computational Social Science series. NY: Springer Publishing. ISBN 978-3-319-48941-4.
  • Kennedy, D. M., Bill, D., Meares, R. & Braine, R. (2017). Service Management for Native American Customers. In Kennedy, D. M., Harrington, C., Verbos, A. K., Stewart, D., Gladstone, J. & Clarkson, G. (Eds.), American Indian Business. WA: University of Washington Press.
  • Claw, C., Kennedy, D. M., Pembleton, D. A. (2017). Business case examined through an Indigenous lens. In Verbos, A. K., Henry, E., & Peredo, A. M. (Eds.) Indigenous Aspirations and Rights: The Case for Responsible Business and Management. UK: Greenleaf Publishing. ISBN 978-1-78353039902.
  • Verbos, A. K. & Kennedy, D. M., Claw, C. (2016). Native American values applied to leadership and business ethics education. In Rosile, G. A. (Ed.) pp. 111-123. Tribal Wisdom for Business Ethics. Emerald Publishing. ISBN: 9781786352880.
  • Maynard, M. T., Kennedy, D. M., Sommer, S. A. & Passos, A. (2015). Team cohesion: A theoretical consideration of its reciprocal relationships within the team adaptation nomological network. In Salas, E., Vessey, W. B. & Estrado, A.(Eds.) Research on Managing Groups and Teams, Vol. 17, pp. 82-111, UK: Emerald Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-78560-283-2.
  • Verbos, A. K. & Kennedy, D. M. (2015). Cleaning our houses: Gender equity in business schools. In Flynn, P.M., Haynes, K., & Kilgour, M. (Eds.), Integrating Gender Equality into Management Education, PRME Book Series, 81-93. UK: Greenleaf Publishing. ISBN 978-1-78353-225-4.
  • McComb, S. A. & Kennedy, D. M. (2011). Facilitating effective mental model convergence: The interplay among the team’s task, mental model content, communication flow, and media. In E. Salas, S. Fiore, & M. Letsky (Eds.), Theories of Team Cognition: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives, pp. 549-568. NY: Routledge.


  • Kennedy, D. M., Harrington, C., Verbos, A. K., Stewart, D., Gladstone, J. and Clarkson, G. (Eds.) (2017). American Indian Business. University of Washington Press: Washington.


  • Maynard, M. T. & Kennedy, D. M. (2016). Team adaptation and resilience: What do we know and what can be applied to long-duration isolated, confined, and extreme contexts. NASA Center for AeroSpace Information, NASA/TM-2016-218597.


  • 2018-present Associate Editor, Group and Organization Management. (2017 impact factor = 2.627)
  • 2018 Special Issue Editor, “Teams in Extreme Environments” with Maynard, M.T. and Resick, C. Special Issue at Journal of Organizational Behavior.


  • Computational Modeling of Cognitive and Social Network Activities among Multi-team Systems. Army Research Office Broad Agency Announcement for Behavioral and Applied Scientific Research, W911NF-12-R-0012-04. PI Deanna Kennedy, $399,999. Awarded, 2018-2021.
  • Multi-Faceted Approach to Examine Team Adaptation & Resilience within Isolated, Confined, and Extreme Environments. Contract for NASA’s Human Research Program (HRP) in Behavioral Health and Performance. Tannenbaum, S. (PI), Awarded, 2016-2020. Research Team: John Mathieu, Travis Maynard, Deanna Kennedy, Jaime Levy.
  • Review of Team Adaptation and Resilience Related To Long Duration Exploration Missions. Contract for NASA’s Human Research Program (HRP) in Behavioral Health and Performance. Travis Maynard (Co-PI) & Deanna Kennedy (Co-PI). Awarded, 2014-2015.