Current Committees

The BHC committee structure in brief: The Executive Committee is always composed of the President, the President-Elect, and the Secretary-Treasurer. The Budget Committee consists of the Past-President on the Board, the immediate Past-President, President, and President-Elect, and the Secretary-Treasurer. Two members of the Nominating Committee are elected by the members; the third is the immediate Past-President. They select candidates for Trustee, President-elect, Nominating Committee, and the Secretary-Treasurer. Members of the Print Media Oversight Committee (PMOC) and the Electronic Media Oversight Committee are drawn from the Trustees and are appointed by the President. Members of the Investment, Liaison, Emerging Scholars, and Grants and Prizes Committees are appointed by the President. The Grants and Prizes Committee appoints members to the specific prize committees: Krooss Dissertation, Kerr, Scranton, Wilkins, Halloran, and Gomory. The Hagley Book Prize Committee consists of a Hagley representative, a person appointed by the President, and a third member selected by those two. All other committee members are appointed by the President. For a full explanation of our committee structure, please see the By-Laws.

Past Committee Members


AHA-OAH Liaison Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Xaq Frohlich, Assistant Professor, Auburn University 2017 to 2020
Chair 2019 to 2020
Ida Lunde Jørgensen, Assistant Professor, PhD, Copenhagen Business School 2017 to 2020
Chair 2019 to 2020
Lisa Jacobson, Department of History, University of California Santa Barbara 2018 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Heidi Tworek, University of British Columbia 2018 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021

Electronic Media Oversight Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Susie J. Pak, Department of History, St. John's University 2017 to 2020
Chair 2019 to 2020
Christy Ford Chapin, Department of History, University of Maryland Baltimore County 2018 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Anne Fleming, Professor of Law, Georgetown University 2019 to 2022
Chair 2021 to 2022

Emerging Scholars Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Mark H. Rose, Florida Atlantic University 2008 to 2020
Elizabeth Semler, University of Minnesota 2017 to 2020
Chair 2019 to 2020
Natalya Vinokurova, University of Pennsylvania 2017 to 2020
Chair 2019 to 2020
Victoria Barnes, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History 2018 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Jessica K. Burch, University of Utah 2018 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Grace Ballor, European University Institute 2019 to 2022
Chair 2021 to 2022

Grants and Prizes Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Neil Rollings, University of Glasgow 2018 to 2021
Chair 2019 to 2020
Caitlin Rosenthal, Assistant Professor of History, University of California-Berkeley 2019 to 2022
Kenneth Lipartito, Professor of History, Florida International University 2019 to 2022
Chair 2020 to 2021

Hagley Book Prize Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Roger Horowitz, Director of the Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society at Hagley Museum and Library, Adjunct Professor of History, University of Delaware 2018 to 2024
Vicki Howard, University of Essex, Lecturer, Department of History, Journal Co-editor, "History of Retailing and Consumption" (Routledge) 2019 to 2020
Gail Triner, Department of History, Rutgers University 2019 to 2020

Investments Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Julia Ott, Department of History, New School 2017 to 2020
Chair 2019 to 2020
William R. Childs, Independent Scholar 2018 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Laura Phillips Sawyer, Harvard Business School 2019 to 2022
Chair 2021 to 2022

Print Media Oversight Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Eric S. Hintz, Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, Smithsonian Institution 2017 to 2020
Chair 2019 to 2020
Peter A. Coclanis, University of North Carolina 2018 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Ai Hisano, Kyoto University 2019 to 2022
Chair 2021 to 2022

Program Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Edward Balleisen, Duke University 2019 to 2020
Fahad Bishara, Assistant Professor, University of Virginia 2019 to 2020
Xavier Duran , Universidad de los Andes - Colombia 2019 to 2020 Local Arrangements
Christina Lubinski, Copenhagen Business School 2019 to 2020
Alexia Yates, University of Manchester 2019 to 2020
Benjamin Waterhouse, Associate Professor of History and Grauer Scholar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2019 to 2020
Chair 2019 to 2020

Budget Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Mary O'Sullivan, Paul Bairoch Institute of Economic History, University of Geneva 2016 to 2020
Teresa da Silva Lopes, York Management School 2017 to 2021 Local Arrangements
Edward Balleisen, Duke University 2018 to 2022
Andrew Popp, University of Liverpool Management School 2018 to 2022
Neil Rollings, University of Glasgow 2019 to 2023
Chair 2020 to 2021

Executive Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Andrew Popp, University of Liverpool Management School 2018 to 2022
Neil Rollings, University of Glasgow 2019 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Edward Balleisen, Duke University 2019 to 2020

Kerr Prize Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Anne Fleming, Professor of Law, Georgetown University 2017 to 2020
Chair 2018 to 2019
Alexia Yates, University of Manchester 2017 to 2020
Chair 2018 to 2019
Lindsay Schakenbach Regele, Assistant Professor, Miami University 2018 to 2021
Chair 2019 to 2020
Bartow J. Elmore, Ohio State University 2018 to 2021
Chair 2019 to 2020

Krooss Dissertation Prize Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Christopher McKenna, Reader in Business History & Strategy, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, Fellow & Tutor, Brasenose College, University of Oxford 2017 to 2020
Chair 2018 to 2019
Pierre-Yves Donzé, Osaka University 2018 to 2021
Chair 2019 to 2020

Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Daniel Wadhwani, Eberhardt School of Business, University of the Pacific 2017 to 2020
Chair 2018 to 2019

Ralph Gomory Prize Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Andrea Colli, Universita' Bocconi 2017 to 2020
Chair 2018 to 2019
President
Mark Wilson, UNC-Charlotte 2018 to 2021
Chair 2019 to 2020

Wilkins Prize Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Paula de la Cruz-Fernández, Digital Archivist and Cultural Heritage Manager, University of Florida, Founder and manager, Edita.us LLC, Secretary, Business History Group LLC 2017 to 2020
Chair 2018 to 2019

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Sharon Ann Murphy, Providence College, Professor of History 2018 to 2020
Mark Wilson, UNC-Charlotte 2019 to 2021
Teresa da Silva Lopes, York Management School 2019 to 2020
Chair 2019 to 2020