Holly Duckworth

Contributing Faculty
College of Management and Human Potential
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Holly Duckworth, Ph.D. culminated her corporate career retiring as Chief Learning Officer for Kaiser Aluminum. Now, Holly is a psychotherapist devoted to holistic mental health services. She helps her clients find their true path and purpose in our complex and challenging world.

Her background includes executive leadership in industrial settings. She has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee, an M.S. in Management from the University of Southern California, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Capella University. She is also a published author in the field of sustainability, social responsibility, and mental health.

Courses Taught

DL 003 - Applying Leadership Inward and Outward

WMBA 6040 - Improving Business Performance

MRKT 6900 - From Marketing Strategy to Execution

PMGT 3000 - Project Management

STAT 2002 - Management Statistics


PhD, Capella University

MS, University of Southern California

BS, University of Tennessee


Duckworth, H. (2016). A Six Sigma Approach to Sustainability: Continual Improvement for Social Responsibility.

Duckworth, H. A. (2010). Social Responsibility: Failure Mode Effects and Analysis.

Duckworth, H., Jenkins, J., Voordeckers, J. (2009). My six sigma workbook.