Interest Group Members
Business Historians at Business Schools
I earned my PhD in History (specializing in Transportation History) at the University of Idaho under the direction of Dr. Carlos A. Schwantes, and served as the assistant director of the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis from 2003-2016.
Amdam is Professor of Business History at BI Norwegian Business School and was in 2015 (fall) The Alfred D. Chandler International Visiting Scholar in Business History at Harvard Business School. He earned his Ph.D.
I was a professional/business executive for 25 years after graduating from college and became a scholar in business history.
Ph.D. (Economics), Kyoto University 2015
Leon C. Prieto is an Assistant Professor of Management in Clayton State University’s College of Business, where his teaching focuses on HR/OB, Entrepreneurship and other management related topics.
My current research is on the development of high-tech regions, with particular attention to the role of the academic anchor and the significance and timing of entrepreneurship in that development.
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.
Peter Conti-Brown is an assistant professor of legal studies and business ethics at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Valeria Giacomin is currently a Postdoctoral researcher at Copenhagen Business School (CBS). In 2017/2018 she will be Postdoctoral Newcomen Fellow at Harvard Business School.
Professor of management and Business History
Dean, Humanities and Sciences Sociales Department
École Polytechnique, Route de Saclay, 91128 Palaiseau cedex
Tél. : (+33) 1 69 33 33 55
Fax : 00 33 1 69 33 34 27
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.
Shane Hamilton joined the York Management School in 2016, having previously held a post at the University of Georgia. His first book, Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy (Princeton, 2008) won the 2009 Theodore Saloutos Award for Best Book in Agricultural History.
Craig M. McMahon is a PhD candidate in economic history at the University of Cambridge. Craig specializes in financial, economic and business history.
I am Professor of Business at University of Liverpool Management School, where I have worked since 2007. I am an historian of British business with my research largely focussing on the C19th.
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.