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Kenneth Lipartito
Professor of History, Florida International University (Bio)
Innovation, Technology, business culture, political economy and social responsibility.

Jan L. Logemann
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University of Göttingen (Bio)
Marketing, Consumer Culture, Consumer Credit

Joseph Anthony Maiolo
Professor of International History, Department of War Studies, King's College London (Bio)
Bashar H. Malkawi
Global Professor of Practice in Law, University of Arizona, United States (Bio)
WTO, Business Law, economic integration, Business History, free trade, international trade law

Suzanne Marchand
Louisiana State University (Bio)
History of Consumption, Chemical Industry, Early Modern Europe

Ashton W. Merck
Postdoctoral Researcher, North Carolina State University (Bio)
20th century, Agriculture, Business fraud, Consumer protection, Regulatory policy, Trade, United States, Public policy and regulation
Marina Moskowitz
Lynn and Gary Mecklenburg Chair in Textiles, Material Culture, and Design, Professor Design Studies Department, University of Wisconsin (Bio)
material and visual culture, landscape and the built environment, business and consumption, constructions of the middle class
Sharon Ann Murphy
Providence College (Bio)
19th c. US, Financial history

Franklin Noll
President, Noll Historical Consulting, LLC (Bio)
US Public Debt, Treasury Securities, Civil War Finance, History of Money
Ellen Nye
PhD Candidate, Yale University (Bio)
Economic History

David Paulson
Queen's University Belfast (Bio)
family business, SMEs, Management, International Business
Laura Phillips Sawyer
Associate Professor, University of Georiga School of Law (Bio)
US History since 1865; history of capitalism; antimonopoly; politics of consumption

Andrew Popp
Professor of History, Copenhagen Business School (Bio)
family business, entrepreneurship
Scott E. Randolph
Associate Professor of Business Administration, Department of Business Administration & Management, University of Redlands (Bio)
Transportation, regulation, Railways, Network Efficiency, Trade Organizations, Regulatory policy, Interstate commerce, Commodity Chains, Banking
Beatriz Rodriguez-Satizabal
Lecturer (Profesora Tiempo Completo) (Bio)
Business History, Business Groups, Evolution of the Firm, entrepreneurship, Latin America
Brecht Rogissart
European University Institute (Bio)
Financial history

Adam Rome
Professor of Environment and Sustainability, SUNY - Buffalo (Bio)
Sustainability, environmental history, green capitalism

Caitlin Rosenthal
Assistant Professor of History, University of California-Berkeley (Bio)

Alex Royt
Ph.D. Candidate (Bio)
Banking, central banking, Finance, Firms
Jason Russell
SUNY Empire State College (Bio)
Labor-Management Relations, Unions, Management, Technological Change

Janick Marina Schaufelbuehl
Associate professor, University of Lausanne (Bio)
US business groups, US foreign policy, European Common Market, Cold War history, multinationals

Benjamin Schwantes
Managing Editor, Johns Hopkins University (Bio)
history of communication, Transportation, Business Management, Immigration, Technology and Business

Melanie Sheehan
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PhD Candidate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Bio)
Labor History, multinationals, International Trade, Business Political Activism, Political Economy, Trade Associations

David Sicilia
Henry Kaufman Chair in Financial History and Associate Professor, University of Maryland (Bio)
Capitalism, Financial history, Public policy and regulation

Joseph Slaughter
Wesleyan University (Bio)
Early America, Religion, Transportation

Susan V. Spellman
Associate Professor of History, Miami University (Bio)
History of Capitalism, Small Business, retail history, Consumerism, History of technology

Ellan Spero
Co-Founder and Chief Curriculum Officer, Station 1 (Bio)
Industrial Research, Material Culture, Higher Education, Fashion and Textiles

Denise H. Sutton, PhD
Assistant Professor (Bio)
Consumer Culture, Fashion, Marketing, Advertising, Publishing.

James Spencer Tompkins
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Alumni, The New School (Bio)
Capitalism, History of Science and Technology, Planning, State Formation, 20th c. US.

Leah Valtin-Erwin
PhD Candidate, Indiana University Bloomington (Bio)
Supermarkets, retail history, food studies, neoliberalism, Multinational Corporations, 20th century

Sean H. Vanatta
University of Glasgow (Bio)
Public policy and regulation, Consumer Culture
Grietjie Verhoef
Professor, School of Accounting (Bio)
African business history

Benjamin Waterhouse
Associate Professor of History and Grauer Scholar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Bio)
Business-Government Relations, Lobbying, Business Political Activism, Trade Associations, Small Business
JoAnne Yates
Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Bio)
Mary Yeager
Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles (Bio)
American Economic History

Yong Yen Nie
Ph.D. candidate, Kyoto University (Bio)
family business, institutions, Entrepreneurial History, Commodities, Industrialization

Zhaojin Zeng
Faculty member, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh (Bio)
Business and Economic History, East Asia, China