Dr. Joseph Astrachan
Emeritus Professor of Management, Kennesaw State University
Joe Astrachan is Emeritus Professor of Management at Kennesaw State University as well as Faculty Scholar at Cornell Family Business Scholar and Witten/Herdecke Universities. With more than 30 years of experience with family businesses, Joe has earned numerous awards for his research and work.
A 2018 article in Journal of Small Business Management named him a top 25 leading scholar in entrepreneurship. He has written more than 25 book chapters, 65 scientific publications and 10 books. Joe is also a past editor of both of the premier research journals in family business.
He has served on 17 boards of privately owned family businesses (8 currently), and he earned his BA, MA, MPhil and PhD at Yale University.