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John Looney
Assistant Professor, & Director Distance Programs Office - Norfolk, VA
Mail Code: 06/IS
Department of Information Science
Graduate School of Operational and Information Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 757-444-3919
Email: jplooney (at)
PhD - Naval Postgraduate School, 2010
Diploma - Marine Corps University's School of Advanced Warfighting, 1998
Diploma - Armed Forces Staff College, 1998
MMS - Marine Corps University, 1997
MS - Naval Postgraduate School, 1992
Joint C4I
BBA - University of Notre Dame, 1985
  • 2004 - 2010 Military Faculty and PhD Student
  • 2001 - 2004 Concept Developer, US Joint Forces Command, Joint Experimentation Directorate
  • 1999 - 2001 Executive Officer, USS CARR (FFG 52)
  • 1998 - 1999 Deputy Director, Joint Warfighters, OSD Joint Test and Evaluation
  • 1985 - 1998 Surface Warfare Officer, US Navy
  • Knowledge Management & Creation
  • Organization Design and Command & Control
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Distributed Learning
  • Information Operations and Superiority
  • Knowledge and Information Management
  • Organization Behavior and Command & Control
  • Decision Support
  • Intelligence Systems
  • Wireless Networking
  • Academic
    • Best Student Paper award Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (CCRTS) 2007, co-author
    • Best Student Paper award Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (CCRTS) 2006
    • Distinguished Graduate and recipient of US Navy League Award as the Top Navy Graduate of the Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College (1997)
    • Distinguished Graduate, Surface Warfare Officers Course, Newport, RI (1992)
  • Military
    • Joint Meritorious Service Medal
    • Joint Service Commendation Medal (2 awards)
    • Navy Commendation Medal (4 awards)
    • Navy Achievement Medal
  • Academy of Management
  • Association for Information Systems
  • Armed Forces Communication and Electronics Association
  • United States Naval Institute
  • Military Officers Association
  • Surface Navy Association
  • "Knowledge as a Contingency Factor in Virtual Organizations," 17th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AAMCIS) 2011.
  • "Hypothesis Testing of Edge Organizations: Modeling the C2 Organization Design Space" International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (ICCRTS), 2007, with Dr. Mark Nissen, Maj. Tara Leweling and LCDR James Gateau. Best Student Paper Award
  • "Organizational Metacognition: the Importance of Knowing the Knowledge Network" Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS) 2007, with Dr. Mark Nissen
  • "Computational Modeling and Analysis of Networked Organizational Planning in a Coalition Maritime Strike Environment" Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium (CCRTS), 2006, with Dr. Mark Nissen. Best Student Paper Award
  • "Producing Synergetic Effects through Collaboration in a Networked Environment" Networking and Electronic Commerce Research Conference, 2005
  • Keywords: Organizations, Decision Support, Innovation, Knowledge Management
  • DOD Key Technologies:
    • 3 - Battlespace Environments
    • 7 - Command, Control and Communications
    • 14 - Manpower, Personnel and Training

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