2019: John Templeton Foundation awards a grant of $1,567,673 to Kendall Cotton Bronk (P.I.) of the Claremont Graduate University and to Tarek el Sehity (Co-P.I.) of the Faculty of Psychology (Division Business and Economic Psychology) at the Sigmund Freud University.

Together with the leading researchers of Stanford University (Prof. Anne Colby and Prof. William Damon) and Prof. Heinrich Liechtenstein from IESE Business School, a 36-month grant will investigate the social as well as psychological role of family purpose in multigenerational business families in Europe and the USA.

Project title: Family Purpose in the 21st Century | Understanding and Fostering Family Purpose for Families with Extraordinary Responsibilities

  • Principal Investigator: Kendall Cotton Bronk, Claremont Graduate University
  • Co-Principal Investigator: Tarek el Sehity, Sigmund Freud University, Vienna-Milan
  • Co-Investigator: Anne Colby, Stanford University
  • Scientific Advisor: William Damon, Stanford University
  • General Advisor: Heinrich Liechtenstein, IESE Business School, University of Navarra

Detailed information: John Templeton Foundation

SFU Contact: 
Univ.-Doz. Mag. Dr. Tarek el Sehity
Faculty of Psychology
Sigmund Freud University
Mail: Tarek.el-Sehity@sfu.ac.at
Web: https://psychologie.sfu.ac.at/en/