Diana Hechavarría

Assistant Professor
Room: BSN 3331
Phone: (813) 453-9242

Diana Hechavarría is an assistant professor in the Center for Entrepreneurship, teaching Strategic Entrepreneurship and Global Entrepreneurship.

Hechavarría has been published in numerous journals and was a recent International Council for Small Business Doctoral Student Best Paper Nominee. She was also recently a research fellow at the Orkestra Basque Institute of Competitiveness in Spain. Hechavarría's research focuses on nascent entrepreneurship, and she has served as a reviewer for the Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Small Business Economics, and International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal.

She holds a PhD from the University of Cincinnati, where she has also served as a visiting professor. She also holds a master's degree in entrepreneurship from Florida International University and a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Florida.