Doctoral Colloquium 2016: Portland, Oregon

Participants

Presenters

Mary Bridges, Vanderbilt University
"Constructing Creditworthiness:  The Latin-American Expansion of US Branch Banking the Early Twentieth Century"
Jairo Campuzano-Hoyos, University of Notre Dame, Universidad EAFIT
"Reinterpreting Dominant Tropes:  Colombians' Search for Material Progress in Neighboring Latin America, 1870-1930"
Owen James Hyman, Mississippi State University
"The Cut and the Color Line:  An Environmental History of Jim Crow in the Deep South's Forests, 1876-1965"
Michael S. Kideckel, Columbia University
"When Food Became Natural:  Industrial Food Culture and the Marketing of Reform"
Kira Lussier, University of Toronto
"Motivating the Self:  Psychological Testing in Corporate America, 1950-1990"
Jamieson Gordon Myles, Université de Genève
"A Return to Normal in International Trade? Political Economy of Trade Finance and the Case of the Swiss Machine Industry, 1919-1939"
Robert Gabriel Nelson, University of California, Berkeley
"The People's Capital:  The Politics of Popular Finance in the Gilded Age"
Elizabeth Semler, University of Minnesota
"Public Communication of Health Science: Food Advertising in the Post-World War II Period"
David K. Thomson, University of Georgia
"Bonds of War:  The Evolution of World Financial Markets in the Civil War Era"
Chenxiao Xia, Kyoto University
"Electricity and Capitalism:  Japanese Electrification in Comparative Perspective, 1880s-1930s"

Faculty

Marcelo Bucheli, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Walter Friedman, Harvard Business School
Abe de Jong, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Mary Yeager, University of California, Los Angeles

Student Liaison

Emily Katherine Gibson, Georgia Institute of Technology