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Quinn Kennedy
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Operations Research Department
Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, California 93943

Office: GL-210
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Quinn Kennedy
Research Associate Professor
Director of the Healthcare Modeling & Simulation Education Programs
Ph.D., Stanford University, 2002

Dr. Kennedy received a PhD in Psychology as well as completing postdoctoral training at Stanford University. For the past several years, Dr. Kennedy has worked in behavioral science research focused on optimizing human performance and decision making and testing the effectiveness of new technologies on human performance and training. She oversees the Healthcare Modeling & Simulation education programs, in which DoD healthcare professionals learn the theory and practice of healthcare M&S. Dr. Kennedy is the recipient of the Richard Hamming Award for Interdisciplinary Acheivement and the Margret M. Baltes Doctoral Dissertation Award. With her collaborators, her work has received media attention from Channel 2 news, Science, APA Monitor, Aviation Week, The New York Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle.

Research Interests

  • Human Performance and Training
  • Rapid Response Decision Making
  • Human Technology Interaction

Teaching Interests

  • Research Methods
  • Statistics

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