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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)

Andrew Russell
Professor of History and Dean, College of Arts & Sciences (Bio)
information technology, standardization, Technology, Organizations

Jason Russell
SUNY Empire State College (Bio)
Labor-Management Relations, Unions, Management, Technological Change

Daniel Rust
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Superior (Bio)

Laura Phillips Sawyer
Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School (Bio)
US History since 1865; history of capitalism; antimonopoly; politics of consumption

Lindsay Schakenbach Regele
Assistant Professor, Miami University (Bio)
Early Republic United States, Political Economy, Diplomacy, Manufacturing

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

Rahima Schwenkbeck
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Policy Studies Organization (Bio)
Utopian Societies, Consumer Culture, Economic Development, Marketing, Entrepreneurism

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

Angel Soto
Profesor de Historia. Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales, Universidad de los Andes, Chile (Bio)
Historia económica, Historia del pensamiento económico, Latinoamérica, Chile, Historia de los impuestos, Historia empresarial

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

Jane Shaw Stroup
Graduate student, North Carolina State University (Bio)
Education, Business and Economic History
Denise H. Sutton, PhD
Assistant Professor (Bio)
Consumer Culture, Fashion, Marketing, Advertising, Publishing.

Janis Thiessen
Associate Professor of History, University of Winnipeg (Bio)
family business, privately held companies, oral history, labour history, Mennonite history, food history

Anneke van Mosseveld
Adjunct Junior Research Fellow, School of Humanities, University of New England, Australia (Bio)
Military Uniforms, Defence Industries, Innovation

Sean H. Vanatta
University of Glasgow (Bio)
Public policy and regulation, Consumer Culture
Saša Vejzagić
PhD researcher, European University Institute (Bio)
Business and social history of socialist systems

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
Johnathan Williams
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PhD Candidate, Boston University (Bio)
20th century, Consumerism, environmental history, political history, retail history

Robert Wright
Nef Family Chair of Political Economy, Augustana University (Bio)
Financial history, Public policy and regulation, Slavery (then and now)

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

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