Marjan Houshmand
  • Associate Professor of Management
  • Family Business Center of Hawai’i Distinguished Professorship


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Academic Background

  • PhD, University of British Columbia
  • MBA, Simon Fraser University
  • BASc, Simon Fraser University

Research Interests

  • Family Business and Entrepreneurship 
  • Organizational Theory & Behavior
  • Life Course Research
  • Quantitative Methodology & Dynamic Models

Selected Publications

Houshmand, M., Seidel, M-D. L., & Ma, D. G. (Forthcoming) Engaging the Next Generation through Work--Adolescence and Beyond. In A. Calabrò (Ed), “Research Agenda for Family Business. A Way Ahead for the Field” at Edward Elgar.

Michael-Tsabari N, Houshmand M, Strike V. & Efrat Treister D (2020), When You Work with Your Own Family: Examining the Work-Family Interface in Family Businesses. Family Business Review.

Houshmand, M., Seidel, M-D. L., & Ma, D. G. (2017). The Impact of Adolescent Work in Family Business on Child–Parent Relationships and Psychological Well-Being. Family Business Review, 30(3), 242-261.

Houshmand, M., Seidel, M-D L. & Ma, D. (2014). Beneficial 'Child Labor': The Impact of Adolescent Work on Future Professional Outcomes. Research in the Sociology of Work, Volume 25 (191-220).