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Amanda S. Hinojosa (She/Her)

Assistant Professor

  • Management
  • School of Business


Dr. Amanda Hinojosa is an assistant professor of management in the Howard University School of Business. Her research focuses on the intersection of work & family, leader-follower relations, and employee job search and recruitment. Her research has been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, The Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organization Science. In 2016 her research on professional image maintenance among pregnant women was recognized as the Best Paper in the Academy of Management Journal, a top publication for management research. This paper was also recognized as a finalist for the Rosabeth Moss Kanter award for work-family research.

Dr. Hinojosa has taught courses in organizational behavior, human resource management, staffing, and compensation. Prior to joining the faculty at Howard University, Dr. Hinojosa taught courses for the undergraduate and graduate programs in human resource management as an assistant professor at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Dr. Hinojosa earned her Ph.D. from Texas Tech University. She also holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies. 

Areas of expertise

  • The Work-Life Interface
  • Leadership, Leader-Follower Interactions
  • Human Resources
  • Recruiting
  • Cognitive Dissonance Theory


  • Ph.D., in Business Administration, Concentration in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Texas Tech University
  • M.B.A., Concentration in Entrepreneurship, Texas Tech University
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies, Texas Tech University



Education & Expertise


Texas Tech University



MGT 301: Management & Organizational Behavior

MGT 302: Advanced Organizational Behavior

MGT 303: Human Resource Management




Leadership, leader-follower interactions, human resources, recruitment, job search, work-family interaction, pregnancy in the workplace, cognitive dissonance theory

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Sage Video: Leadership collection

Dr. Hinojosa recorded the following tutorials as part of the Sage Video collection on Leadership. Leader-Member Exchange Theory… Interactions: The Role of Emotions… Five Factor Model and Leaders at the Brooklyn Community Foundation… Leadership-The Case of Bay Ridge Center…