Expertise Database

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Jennifer Black
Associate Professor of History and Government, Misericordia University (2020-current) (Bio)
history of advertising and consumer culture, material and visual culture, cultural history, 19th c. US, Consumer Culture, Business fraud
Twitter@blackjen1
Mandy L. Cooper
Lecturer of Women's and Gender History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (Bio)
Business History, Legal History, 19th c. US, American women's history, Slavery, emotions, political history, cultural history, Business-Government Relations, family business
Twitter@ML_Cooper
Richard R. John
Columbia University (Bio)
Political Economy, history of communication, 19th c. US

Sharon Ann Murphy
Providence College (Bio)
19th c. US, Financial history