Jonathan Keeney is a third year Ph.D. student in Organizational Behavior at Kenan-Flager Business School at the University of North Carolina. Jonathan's research utilizes laboratory and field methods to explore the psychological, social, and organizational factors that contribute to decision making breakdowns, particularly in the domains of ethics and safety. Focusing on the individual-level building blocks of organizational disasters, the goal of Jonathan's work is to identify simple interventions that can make organizational life safer and more ethical.
As a researcher, Jonathan is a contributing member of the Lab for Fair Play in Business
and the Mind Perception and Morality Lab
. He also serves as a Student Representative for the Academy of Management's Research Methods Division (RMD). Jonathan has presented his work at the annual meetings of the Academy of Management, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and International Association for Conflict Management.
Jonathan graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 2011 with an MBA in Sports Management, and from the University of North Carolina in 2008 with a BA in Philosophy and Political Science. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., Jonathan worked in the event management and sports marketing industries. Jonathan is a proud father of two, an avid motorcyclist, and a founding member of UNC's national champion underwater hockey team.