Research Assistant Professor
FALL 2012 OFFICE HOURS: By appointment
Internal extension: 3-9291
Direct line: 703-993-9291
Email address: wkennedy [at] gmu [dot] edu
Bill Kennedy is a Research Assistant Professor with the Center for Social Complexity, part of the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He holds a B.S. in mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy (1972, Beat Army) and M.S. from the Naval PostGraduate School (1973), and a Ph.D. in information technology from George Mason University (2003). He is also a retired Navy Captain (30 years of service in submarines and the Naval Reserve) and a retired civil servant (25 years with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Department of Energy). He joined the Center in 2008 after a post-doctoral fellowship at the Naval Research Laboratory sponsored by the National Academy of Science.
Dr. Kennedy is a member of Sigma Xi, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and has been a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for over 30 years. His research interests include: integrating computational cognitive modeling and computational social science; cognitive plausibility; and cognitive robotics.