Jonathan Keeney is a second year PhD Student in Organizational Behavior at Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. His research explores the individual, social and contextual factors that influence decision making in organizational life, particularly ethical decision making. As a member of the Center for Fair Play in Business, Jonathan's research investigates how people might be encouraged to behave less unethically and more prosocially. Through his work with the Mind Perception and Morality Lab, he applies innovative research from moral psychology to organizational dilemmas, including topics such as the use moral heuristics, strategic self-presentation and the moral aversion to profit-maximizing behavior. Jonathan's research interests extend to a number of additional topics, including emotion, leadership and research methods. Jonathan is a member of the Academy of Management's OB and Research Methods divisions, and has presented his work at the annual meetings of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology and International Association for Conflict Management.
Jonathan received an MBA in Sports Management from Florida Atlantic University and a bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of North Carolina. Prior to beginning his PhD, Jonathan worked for several years in the sports marketing and event management industries. He is a proud father, an avid motorcyclist and a founding member of UNC's underwater hockey team.