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BHC Expert Research Interests BHC Prize(s) Received
Daniel Scroop, Senior Lecturer in US History, School of Humanities , University of Glasgow
(Bio)
US History since 1865, the New Deal, History of Capitalism, antimonopoly, politics of consumption
Simone Selva, L'Orientale University of Naples, Research Fellow in the History of International Economic Relations, 2017-2018 Visiting Scholar at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, New York University
(Bio)
International Financial History; Monetary History; Energy History; political economy of mass consumption; Italy in the first economic globalization
Melanie Sheehan, PhD Candidate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(Bio)
Labor History, Political Economy, Business Political Activism, Trade Associations
Rui Shi, Lecturer, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics
(Bio)
Retailing, History of Consumption, Consumer Cultures, Department Stores, Supermarkets, Business and social history of socialist systems, Fashion and Textiles, supply chains and globalization
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, Visiting Assistant Professor of History & Chamberlain Project Fellow in the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life
(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, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(Bio)
Industrial Research, Material Culture, Higher Education, Fashion and Textiles
Jane Shaw Stroup, Graduate student, North Carolina State University
@JaneSShaw
(Bio)
Education, Business and Economic History
Denise H. Sutton, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Business, The City University of New York-City Tech
(Bio)
Consumer Culture, Fashion, Marketing, Advertising, Publishing.
Philip Thai, Associate Professor of History, Northeastern University
@philip_thai
(Bio)
Modern China, East Asia, Legal History, Economic and Business History, Cold War history, Smuggling, State Formation, Diplomacy
Janis Thiessen, Associate Professor of History, University of Winnipeg, Associate Director, Oral History Centre
(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, Princeton University
@SeanVanatta
(Bio)
Public policy and regulation, Banking History, Consumer Culture
Saša Vejzagić, PhD researcher, European University Institute
(Bio)
Business and social history of socialist systems
Stephanie Michelle Vincent, Kent State University
(Bio)
Business Management, Advertising and Marketing Industries, Trade Associations, Consumer Culture, Pottery, Deindustrialization
Benjamin Waterhouse, Associate Professor of History and Grauer Scholar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
@bcwaterhouse
(Bio)
Business-Government Relations, Lobbying, Business Political Activism, Trade Associations, Small Business
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, Sloan Distinguished Professor of Managment
@yatesmemo
(Bio)
standardization
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