Prof. Amanda Shantz

Associate Professor in Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour, Trinity College


Amanda Shantz is an Associate Professor in Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour at Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin. She acquired her undergraduate degree at McGill University, her MSc at the London School of Economics, and her PhD at the University of Toronto.


Amanda has been teaching, researching, and publishing in human resource management and organisational behaviour for 15 years. She is interested in how perceptions of human resources influence engagement and performance, and more recently, how organisations can create strong ethical cultures. She has published over 30 peer-reviewed academic articles, and she was recently awarded the 2019 Richard Beckhard Memorial Prize from MIT Sloan Management Review.


Amanda is actively involved in the organisations in which she conducts research and she is involved with her professional community, as an elected member of the Academy of Management Human Resources Division, and as an Associate Editor of Human Relations, a Financial Times Top 50 Academic Journal.