Quantitative Ecology and Resource Management. March 2008
E. David Ford (chair), Tom Hinckley, Mark Kot, Charles Laird
A geometric simulation model of foliage regeneration in Abies grandis and Pseudotsuga menziesii.
E. David Ford, committee chair
Kennedy MC, Ford ED. (in press). Using multi-criteria analysis of simulation models to understand complex biological systems. BioScience.
Ford ED, Kennedy MC. (2011). Assessment of uncertainty in functional-structural plant models. Annals of Botany. doi:10.1093/aob/mcr110
Johnson MC, Kennedy MC, Peterson DL. (2011). Simulating fuel treatment effects in dry forests of the western United States: testing the principles of a fire-safe forest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 41: 1018-1030. doi:10.1139/X11-032
Kennedy MC, McKenzie D. (2010). Using a stochastic model and cross-scale analysis to evaluate controls on historical low-severity fire regimes. Landscape Ecology. 25:1561-1573
McKenzie D, Kennedy MC. (2010) Scaling laws and complexity in fire regimes. Chapter 2 in McKenzie D, Miller C, Falk DA eds. The Landscape Ecology of Fire. Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Springer. In press
Kennedy MC. (2010). Functional-structural models optimize the placement of foliage units for multiple whole-canopy functions. Ecological Research. 25(4):723-732
Kennedy MC, Ford ED, Hinckley TM. (2010) Defining how aging Pseudotsuga and Abies compensate for multiple stresses through multi-criteria assessment of a functional-structural model. Tree Physiology. 30(1):3-22.
Kennedy MC, Ford ED. (2009). Two-criteria model assessment shows that foliage maintenance in old-growth Pseudotsuga menziesii requires both delayed and sequential reiteration. Trees Structure and Function. 23(6):1173-1187
Kennedy MC, Ford ED, Singleton P, Finney M, Agee JK. (2008) Informed multi-objective decision-making in environmental management using Pareto optimality. Journal of Applied Ecology. 45(1):181.
Lehmkuhl J, Kennedy M, Ford ED, Singleton PH, Gaines WL, Lind RL. (2007). Seeing the forest for the fuel: Integrating ecological values and fuels management. Forest Ecology and Management. 246: 73-80.
Ishii HT, Ford ED, Kennedy MC. (2007). Physiological and ecological implications of adaptive reiteration as a mechanism for crown maintenance and longevity. Tree Physiology. 27:455–462.
Kennedy MC, Ford ED, Ishii H. (2004). Model analysis of the importance of reiteration for branch longevity in Pseudotsuga menziesii compared with Abies grandis. Canadian Journal of Botany. 82: 892-909.
Research Scientist. University of Washington 2008-current
Course Instructor. University of Washington 2002-2005
Teaching Assistant. University of Washington 2002-2004, 2007
Research Assistant. University of Washington 2000-2008
Undergraduate Research Assistant. University of San Francisco 1998-1999
Teaching Assistant. University of San Francisco 1998-1999
Outstanding Research Assistant. University of Washington College of Forest Resources Recognition Event. 2006.
NCAA Outstanding Sportsperson of the Year National Nominee. 1998-1999
Charles Harney Award. University of San Francisco. Awarded to the graduating athlete with the highest GPA. 1998-1999.
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Recipient. University of San Francisco. 1998