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Insiya Hussain is an Assistant Professor of Management. Her research focuses on understanding how employees can overcome the challenges of speaking up at work to share their ideas and opinions, advocate social issues, and negotiate for personal rewards. Insiya’s research was recently published in Academy of Management Journal and featured in Harvard Business Review. Prior to joining academia, Insiya worked at J.P. Morgan’s investment bank and as a Project Manager at technology companies. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Columbia University, and her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Maryland.


Insiya Hussain, Rui Shu, Subrahmaniam Tangirla, and Srinivas Ekkirala. 2019. The Voice Bystander Effect: How Information Redundancy Inhibits Employee Voice. Academy of Management Journal 62(3), 828-849.

Professional Awards

All S.T.A.R. Fellowship, University of Maryland2019
Allan N. Nash Award for Outstanding Doctoral Student2019
Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management OB Division, 2015, 2017

Teaching Awards

Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Maryland2016