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LT Kimberly Young-McLear
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Management Department
31 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320

Kimberly.C.Young-McLear@uscga.edu
(860) 444‐8387
LT KIMBERLY YOUNG-MCLEAR
Permanent Commissioned Teaching Staff
Management Department
U.S. Coast Guard Academy

LT Young-McLear enlisted in the United States Coast Guard after being selected for the College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative Program in 2003. After graduating from Florida A&M University, she completed Officer Candidate School in 2005. LT Young-McLear comes to the Coast Guard Academy from a previous special assignment at Department of Homeland Secretary Headquarters where she worked as a Special Assistant for the Deputy Secretary. She has held one Coast Guard assignment in Sector Prevention, and two assignments in Naval and Industrial Engineering. 

Education:
  • Ph.D., Systems Engineering, George Washington University, 2015
  • M.S., Industrial Administration, Purdue University, 2009
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, Florida A&M University, 2005

Courses Taught:
  • Introduction to Business
  • Operations and Project Management
  • Cybersecurity Crisis Management
  • Public Management Consulting

Selected Publications and Presentations:
  • “Designing a Resilient Social Networking and Public Participation System (SNAPPS),” George Washington University, ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing, 2015.
  • “Large-Scale Disaster Response Management: Social Media and Homeland Security,” (with S. Sarkani & T. Mazzuchi) Social Media and the Transformation in Society. IGI Global Publishing (accepted 2014).
  • “Incorporating Advanced Cognitive Requirements into the Systems Engineering Technical Management Process,” 23rd Annual INCOSE Symposium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania June 2013.
  • “Management Methods for Leveraging Capabilities of a Diverse Technical Workforce,” 2nd Annual Conference for Tristate Diversity and Leadership, New York, New York, May 2011.

Honors:
  • Meritorious Service Medal (2014)
  • Commendation Medal (2013)
  • Achievement Medal (2008, 2010)
  • Excellence in Federal Career Award – Gold Level for Workforce Diversity (2012)

Professional Memberships:
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
  • Academy of Management