Kathryn Marley, Ph.D.
Kathryn Marley , Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management
Palumbo Donahue School of Business
Contact Information
903 Rockwell Hall
Pittsburgh, PA, 15282
Phone: 412.396.5982 Fax: 412.396.4764

Kathryn Marley is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at Duquesne University. Professor Marley teaches supply chain and operations management courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs. In the undergraduate program, she teaches the core Supply Chain and Operations Management course and an elective course in Lean and Six Sigma entitled Supply Chain Process Improvement. In the graduate program, she teaches the Core Supply Chain and Operations Management course.

Kathryn's research interests are in the areas of lean and quality management, supply chain disruptions, and teaching methods. Her work has been published in Decision Sciences, Business and Society, Managing Service Quality, Operations Management Research, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Spreadsheets in Education, and Journal of Education for Business.

Prior to joining the faculty at Duquesne, Professor Marley was an Assistant Professor at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. She holds a Ph.D and M.A. in Business Administration from The Ohio State University, an MBA from the University of Akron and a B.A. from Grove City College. She is also an ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.