Faculty Directory

Maureen Kenny

Professor, Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology


CDEP Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology


  • Blustein, D. L., & Kenny, M. E. (2020). The psychology of working theory: A theory of change for personal and systemic intervention. In N. Hoffman & M. L. Collins (Eds.), Teaching students about the world of work: A challenge to postsecondary educators (pp. 101–112). Harvard Education Press.
  • Kenny, M. E., Blustein, D. L., Liang, B., Klein, T., & Etchie, Q. (2019). Applying the Psychology of Working Theory for transformative career education. Journal of Career Development, 46(6), 623–636. https://doi.org/10.1177/0894845319827655
  • Kenny, M. E., Liang, B., Blustein, D.L., Konowitz, L., Meerkins, T., White, A., Medvide, M. B., Gao, X., & Shuqom, A. (2019). Coping with uncertainty: Cultivating a sense of purpose among youth through innovations in work-based learning experiences. In K. Maree (Ed). Innovating career counseling, theory, research, and practice: In search of promoting inclusion and sustainable development for all. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.
  • Blustein, D. L., Kenny, M. E., Autin, K., & Duffy, R. (2019). The psychology of working in practice: A theory of change for a new era. The Career Development Quarterly, 67(3), 236–254. https://doi.org/10.1002/cdq.12193
  • Blustein, D. L., Kenny, M. E., Di Fabio, A., & Guichard, J., (2019). Expanding the impact of the Psychology of Working: Engaging psychology in the struggle for human rights and decent work. Journal of Career Assessment, 27, 3-28. doi.org/10.1177/1069072718774002
  • Blustein, D. L., Duffy, R. D., Kenny, M. E., Gutowski, E., & Diamonti, A. J. (2019). The Psychology of Working Theory: A transformative perspective for a challenging era. In N. Arthur, & M. McMahon (Eds), Contemporary Theories of Career Development: International Perspectives (pp. 153-164). NY: Routledge, Taylor, & Francis.
  • Di Fabio, A, & Kenny, M. E. (2019). Resources for enhancing employee and organizational well-being beyond personality traits: The promise of Emotional Intelligence and Positive Relational Management. Personality and Individual Differences, 151, 109278, doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2019.02.022
  • Di Fabio, A., & Kenny, M. E. (2019). Decent work in Italy: Context, conceptualization, and assessment. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 110, 131-143.
  • Di Fabio, A., Maree, K., & Kenny, M. E. (2019). Development of the Life Project Reflexivity Scale: A new career intervention inventory. Journal of Career Assessment, 27 (2), 358 -370. 1-13.
  • Kenny, M. E., Blustein, D. L., & Meerkins, T. (2018). Integrating relational perspectives in counseling. The Career Development Quarterly, 66, 135 – 138.
  • Kenny, M. E., Blustein, D. L., Gutowski, E. & Meerkins, T. (2018). Combatting marginalization and fostering critical consciousness for decent work. In V. Cohen-Scali, V., J. Pouyad, M. Podgorny, V. Dabrik-Podgorna, G. Alenson, J. L. Bernaud, I Abdou Moumoula, & J. Guichard (Eds.), Interventions in Career Design and Education: Transformation for Sustainable Development and Decent Work (pp. 55 – 73). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.
  • Kenny, M. E., & Minor, A. (2015). Promoting healthy and effective relationships among school-aged children and youth. In C. Juntunen & J. Schwartz (Eds.), Counseling across the Lifespan: Prevention and Treatment (2nd edition, pp. 55 –72). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.