November 13-17, 2019
Palm Springs, California

Joseph H. Astrachan, PhD

Professor Emeritus, Kennesaw State University


Joe Astrachan is Professor Emeritus and past Executive Director of the Cox Family Enterprise Center, Kennesaw State University; Faculty Scholar with the Smith Family Business Initiative at Cornell University; and visiting scholar at Witten/Herdecke University. He has received numerous awards for his research, writing and service and was named a top 25 leading scholar in entrepreneurship (2018).

Dr. Astrachan is the former Editor of Family Business Review and Journal of Family Business Strategy. He has more than 35 years of experience studying and working with family companies and has served on 17 boards of family businesses (currently serving on 8). He comes from a family business background and earned his BA, MA, MPhil, and PhD degrees at Yale University.

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