University of Texas at Austin
McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Insiya Hussain

Assistant Professor

Department: Management

Biography 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 has been published in Academy of Management Journal and Journal of Applied Psychology. Her work has also been featured in practitioner outlets including Harvard Business Review. She is a member of the Editorial Review Board at Academy of Management Journal. 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.
Michael Parke, Subrahmaniam Tangirala, and Insiya Hussain. 2020. Creating Organizational Citizens: How and When Supervisor-versus Peer-Led Role Interventions Change Organizational Citizenship Behavior. Journal of Applied Psychology. DOI: 10.1037/apl0000848.
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.
Show all publications
Academic Leadership and Awards
Professional Awards
McCombs Research Excellence Grant2020
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
Show all awards
Teaching Awards
Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Maryland2016
Show all awards