Texas Tech University

Faculty Ambassador

Bryan K. Hotchkins, Ph.D.

Bryan K. Hotchkins, Ph.D. is a tenured associate professor in the department of Educational Psychology, Leadership, & Counseling at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. Dr. Hotchkins studies how people of African descent navigate the geographies of racism while experiencing racial trauma as leaders, based on organizational climate, context and culture. More specifically, his research problematizes issues pertaining to identity-based intersectional leadership development, student activism and Black, Indigenous and People of Color access to PK-20 education. Dr. Hotchkins' research is guided by questions related to how racist educational environments influence student, faculty and administrator involvement on campus. His new book “My Black is Exhausted: Forever in Pursuit of a Racist-free World Where Hashtags Don't Exist” and “Becoming (Un)exhausted: An Interactive Journal for Moving Beyond Racism,” project serves as templates for teaching people how to mitigate racial exhaustion. Bryan earned his doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Utah.