From the Expertise Database

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Eric S. Hintz
Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, Smithsonian Institution
Research Interests: invention, Innovation, R&D, History of Science and Technology, Business History

Eric S. Hintz, PhD is an historian with the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History. He served as a curator for the Places of...

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Interest Groups of the BHC

In recent years, the Business History Conference has sprouted several interest groups that have coalesced around perceived needs. The first two, "Women in Business History" and "Business Historians at Business Schools," meet informally over lunch at the annual meeting to discuss issues in the profession and to network. The "Emerging Scholars" group began informally, but its leadership now constitutes one of the BHC standing committees.