Texas Tech University
Diana Hechavarria

Diana Hechavarria

Associate Professor


Room Number: E335


Research Expertise

  • Womens Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Minority Entrepreneurship


  • PhD, Business Administration, University of Cincinnati
  • MA, Liberal Studies, Florida International University
  • BA, Sociology, University of Florida


Diana M. Hechavarria is an associate professor of management at Texas Tech University's Rawls College of Business. She teaches both strategy and entrepreneurship.

Diana's research expertise is in nascent entrepreneurship, and she uses feminist and management theories to unpack this phenomenon. Diana's research interests include female entrepreneurship, minority entrepreneurship, cross-cultural entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship and strategic entrepreneurship. Her research has been published in journals such as Journal of Small Business Management, Small Business Economics, Journal of Business Ethics and Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice. Diana has a PhD in business administration from University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH, USA), an MA in liberal studies from Florida International University (Miami, FL, USA), and a BA in sociology with a minor in women's studies from University of Florida (Gainesville, FL, USA).