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

Heather Menefee
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Northwestern University, Department of History (Bio)
Racial Capitalism

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
Amanda Ortiz Molina
Binghamton University (Bio)
Latin America, History of Capitalism, Political Economy
Maria Padovan
University of Rome Tor Vergata (Bio)
Energy, Technology and Business, Business History, 20th century, France
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
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
Alberto Rinaldi
Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia (Bio)
Corporate Governance, Industrial clusters, Small Business, Networks

Eppa Rixey
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Business (Bio)
Entrepreneurial History, Small Business, Public policy and regulation, United States

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

Lindsay Schakenbach Regele
Associate 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

Melanie Sheehan
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Center for the Study of American Democracy and Department of History, Kenyon College (Bio)
Labor History, multinationals, International Trade, Business Political Activism, Political Economy, Trade Associations

David Shorten
Harvard Business School (Bio)
Business History, Finance, International Business, Diplomacy, Business Law

David Sicilia
University of Maryland, College Park (Bio)
Capitalism, Financial history, Public policy and regulation

Alvaro Silva
Associate Professor, Nova School of Business and Economics (Bio)
Business Groups, Foreign Direct Investment

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

Nicole Taylor
Ted Rogers School of Management (Bio)
gender and work, Auto Industry, entrepreneurship, Business History

Javier Vidal
Professor Economic and Business History, University of Alicante, Spain. Deputy Director Institute of Latin American Social Studies (Bio)
Economic and Business History, Latin American business history, Transportation, entrepreneurship, Railways, family business