Interest Group Members
Women in Business History
My dissertation analyzes how feme sole businesswomen managed their slave-manned enterprises in the early national South. I grew up in Iowa City, and received my B.A. in History, English, and Women’s Studies from St. Olaf College.
Selected Publications: Bishop, C. (2015) Minding Her Own Business: Colonial Businesswomen in Sydney, (Sydney: NewSouth Publishing); Bishop, C.
Anastasia Day is a history doctoral candidate and Hagley Scholar in Capitalism, Technology, and Culture at the University of Delaware. She identifies as a historian of environment, technology, business, and society, themes that collide uniquely in food.
Ida Lunde Jorgensen is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Business History at Copenhagen Business School.
Consumer culture and business history of the photogrpahic industry; Eastman Kodak Company; commodification and commoditization of photography and 'Kodak' in the late 19th centuray and early 20th century; globalization of the photographic industry.
Jessica Borge is a doctoral candidate within the department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies at Birkbeck, University of London.
Elizabeth Harmon is a doctoral candidate in the American Culture Department at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Hi, I’m a PhD candidate in Latin American History at the University of Chicago interested in the history of urban development and the arts. My dissertation, "Forging an Urban Public: Theaters, Audiences, and the City in São Paulo, Brazil, 1854-1930," examines a wide range of theater producers to
Kira Lussier is a fourth-year doctoral candidate in the history of science at the University of Toronto. Her research interests lie at the intersection of histories of science, psychology, and business.
Rahima Schwenkbeck received a PhD in American Studies at The George Washington University. A native of Niagara Falls, her interests include utopian studies, the history of US business and advertising.
Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo read economics (at ITAM, Mexico and Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain), history (Oxford) and has a doctorate in business administration (Manchester Business School). He has been studying financial markets and institutions since 1988.
Regina Lee Blaszczyk is Professor of Business History at the University of Leeds. She is project leader for The Enterprise of Culture, a three-year EU-funded collaborative research project on the business history of fashion since 1945.
Pat Denault is currently the editor of the BHC blog, "The Exchange"; she also serves as the coordinator of the book exhibit at BHC annual meetings.
Taught at Argyros School at Chapman University from 1971 to 2016. Author of four books on financial history and one on entrepreneurship. Most recently published Financing California Real Estate: Spanish Missions to subprime mortgages (Routledge, 2017).
Valeria Giacomin is currently Postdoctoral Newcomen Fellow at Harvard Business School. Valeria obtained her PhD from CBS in November 2016 with a paper-based thesis on the evolution of the palm oil cluster in Malaysia and Indonesia between 1890 and 1970.
Dr. Margaret B.W. Graham has been a professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University since 2000. She was a founding director of the Winthrop Group Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Dr. Hahn studies and teaches southern history, agriculture, business and economic history, and especially the history of technology.
Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor is associate professor of history at the University of California, Davis, where she focuses on American women's history and business and economic history in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Vicki Howard is a Visiting Fellow in the Department of History at the University of Essex in the UK. Formerly, she was an Associate Professor of History at Hartwick College in the US, where she taught courses in twentieth-century American business history, women’s history, and consumer culture.
I am a cultural historian of the twentieth-century United States, with research interests that span a variety of subfields, including the histories of consumption, family and childhood, business, gender, and food and alcohol.
I am a cultural historian of the United States in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. I have particular interestings in material and visual culture; landscape and the built environment; business and consumption; and constructions of the middle class.
Lucy Newton is Associate Professor in Business History at Henley Business School. Lucy has taught modules on the evolution of multinational enterprise and the development of international business.
Julia Ott is assistant professor of history at the New School.
JoAnne Yates is the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management and a Professor of Managerial Communication and Work and Organization Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Mary Yeager is professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles.