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CDR Kevin Lopes
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Management Department
27 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320

Kevin.J.Lopes@uscga.edu
CDR Kevin Lopes
Associate Professor
Management Department
U.S. Coast Guard Academy


Education:
  • D.B.A., Boston University
  • M.B.A., Loyola University New Orleans
  • B.S. Management, U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Professional Experience:
  • 2013-Present: Permanent Commissioned Teaching Staff, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
  • 2010-2013: Chief, USCG Financial Policy Division
  • 2008-2010: Response Department Head, Sector New Orleans
  • 2007-2008: Chief, Sector New Orleans Planning Division
  • 2003-2007: Instructor, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
  • 1999-2001: Commanding Officer, USCGC Kiska 
  • 1996-1999: Command Center Controller, 8th District
  • 1994-1996: Navigation Department Head, USS Cushing 
  • 1992-1994: Deck Watch Officer, USCGC Courageous 

Courses Taught:
  • 1/c Public Management Consulting
  • 3/c Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • 4/c Freshman Orientation/Advising (FCAOP)

Selected Publications and Presentations:
  • Lopes, K.J. Organizational Agility: Exploring how U.S. Coast Guard Chooses and Implements Effective Courses of Action. UMI ProQuest LLC, January 2009.
  • Lopes, K.J., Morrissey, A.M., & Goulet, L.R. (2007) Correcting, Transacting, and Transforming Organizations: A Focus on the When Not the How. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management, May 16-19, 2007, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
  • Lopes, K.J. & Goulet, L.R. (2006). Why market strategies are necessary, but not sufficient: Lessons for leaders of sovereign states. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Eastern Academy of Management, May 10-13, 2006, Saratoga Springs, New York.
  • Carroll, S.M., Goulet, L.R., & Lopes, K.J. (2006). Alumni leadership project: Developing leadership philosophies by honing communication skills. Proceedings of the 2006 Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, June, Rochester, New York.
  • Carroll, S.M., McNair, C.J., & Lopes, K.J. (2006). Scavenger Hunt: When Students Actively Seek Answers. Proceedings of the 2006 Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference, June, Rochester, New York.

Honors:
  • 2011 DHS Auditor's Award for Superior Mission Achievement
  • 2010 DHS CFO Award for Superior Mission Achievement
  • 2000 Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
  • Coast Guard Meritorious Service Medal
  • Coast Guard Commendation Medal (5)
  • Navy Commendation Medal
  • Coast Guard Achievement Medal

Professional Memberships:
  • Academy of Management
  • American Society of Military Comptrollers