Kevin Dooley

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Chief Research Officer, The Sustainability Consortium, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor, Department of Supply Chain Management, W.P. Carey School of Business
  • Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Department of Supply Chain Management
Arizona State University
PO Box 874706
Tempe, AZ 85287-4706


Dr. Kevin Dooley is a Professor of Supply Chain Management, and a Dean's Council of 100 Distinguished Scholar, in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Dr. Dooley is a world-known expert in the application of complexity science to help organizations improve. He has published over 100 research articles and co-authored an award winning book, "Organizational Change and Innovation Processes". He is on several journal editorial boards, including Decision Sciences and Journal of Operations Management. He has been awarded two patents concerning Centering Resonance Analysis, a novel form of network text analysis, and is co-founder and CEO of Crawdad Technologies, LLC, a provider of text analysis software for academics.


supply chain management; quality management; management of technology and innovation; complex adaptive systems; text analysis; boundary spanning organizations; data analysis; data mining; decision making; dynamical systems theory; green marketing; green business practices; entrepreneurship; modeling and simulation


PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1987

MS, Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois, 1984

BS, Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois, 1982

Journal Articles


Golden, J. S., K. J. Dooley, J. M. Anderies, B. H. Thompson, G. Gereffi and L. Pratson. 2010. Sustainable product indexing: Navigating the challenge of ecolabeling. Ecology and Society 15(3):Art. 8. (link)