Current Committees

The BHC committee structure in brief: The Executive Committee is always composed of the President, the President-Elect, and the Secretary-Treasurer. The Budget Committee consists of the Past-President on the Board, the immediate Past-President, President, and President-Elect, and the Secretary-Treasurer. Two members of the Nominating Committee are elected by the members; the third is the immediate Past-President. They select candidates for Trustee, President-elect, Nominating Committee, and the Secretary-Treasurer. Members of the Print Media Oversight Committee (PMOC) and the Electronic Media Oversight Committee are drawn from the Trustees and are appointed by the President. Members of the Investment, Liaison, Emerging Scholars, and Grants and Prizes Committees are appointed by the President. The Grants and Prizes Committee appoints members to the specific prize committees: Krooss Dissertation, Kerr, Scranton, Wilkins, Halloran, and Gomory. The Hagley Book Prize Committee consists of a Hagley representative, a person appointed by the President, and a third member selected by those two. All other committee members are appointed by the President. For a full explanation of our committee structure, please see the By-Laws.

Past Committee Members


AHA-OAH Liaison Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Lisa Jacobson, Department of History, University of California Santa Barbara 2018 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Heidi Tworek, University of British Columbia 2018 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Gerardo Con Diaz, Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies, University of California, Davis 2020 to 2023

Electronic Media Oversight Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Anne Fleming, Professor of Law, Georgetown University 2019 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Jennifer Black, Assistant Professor of History and Government, Misericordia University 2020 to 2023
Eric Godelier, Professor of Management, Corporate History and Business Anthropology, Ecole Polytechnique, Humanities and Social Sciences department, Ecole Polytechnique , Interdisciplinary research Center on Humanities and Social Sciences, Ecole 2020 to 2022
Chair 2021 to 2022

Emerging Scholars Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Victoria Barnes, Max Planck Institute for European Legal History 2018 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Jessica K. Burch, University of Utah 2018 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Andrew Meade McGee, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of Science and Computing at Carnegie Mellon University 2019 to 2022
Chair 2021 to 2022
Grace Ballor, European University Institute 2019 to 2022
Chair 2021 to 2022
Shane Hamilton, The York Management School, University of York 2020 to 2023

Grants and Prizes Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Neil Rollings, University of Glasgow 2018 to 2021
Caitlin Rosenthal, Assistant Professor of History, University of California-Berkeley 2019 to 2022
Chair 2020 to 2021

Hagley Book Prize Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Roger Horowitz, Director of the Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society at Hagley Museum and Library, Adjunct Professor of History, University of Delaware 2018 to 2024

Investments Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
William R. Childs, Professor of History, Emeritus, Ohio State University 2018 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Laura Phillips Sawyer, Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School 2019 to 2022
Chair 2021 to 2022

Print Media Oversight Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Peter A. Coclanis, University of North Carolina 2018 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021

Print Media Oversight Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Ai Hisano, Kyoto University 2019 to 2022
Chair 2021 to 2022

Program Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Neil Rollings, University of Glasgow 2020 to 2021
Paula de la Cruz-Fernández, Digital Archivist and Cultural Heritage Manager, University of Florida, Founder and manager, Edita.us LLC, Secretary, Business History Group LLC 2020 to 2021
Marina Moskowitz, Lynn and Gary Mecklenburg Chair in Textiles, Material Culture, and Design, Professor Design Studies Department, University of Wisconsin 2020 to 2021
Lucy Newton, Henley Business School, University of Reading 2020 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Susie J. Pak, Department of History, St. John's University 2020 to 2021
Daniel Wadhwani, University of Southern California, Copenhagen Business School 2020 to 2021

Budget Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Teresa da Silva Lopes, University of York 2017 to 2021
Edward Balleisen, Duke University 2018 to 2022
Neil Rollings, University of Glasgow 2019 to 2023
Chair 2020 to 2021
Roger Horowitz, Director of the Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society at Hagley Museum and Library, Adjunct Professor of History, University of Delaware 2020 to 2021

Executive Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Neil Rollings, University of Glasgow 2019 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Roger Horowitz, Director of the Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society at Hagley Museum and Library, Adjunct Professor of History, University of Delaware 2020 to 2021
Andrea Lluch, CONICET 2020 to 2022

Executive Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Andrea Lluch, CONICET 2020 to 2022
Andrea Lluch, CONICET 2020 to 2021

Kerr Prize Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Lindsay Schakenbach Regele, Assistant Professor, Miami University 2018 to 2021
Chair 2019 to 2020
Bartow J. Elmore, Ohio State University 2018 to 2021
Chair 2019 to 2020

Krooss Dissertation Prize Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Pierre-Yves Donzé, Osaka University 2018 to 2021
Chair 2019 to 2020
Heidi Tworek, University of British Columbia 2019 to 2022
Chair 2020 to 2021

Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Caitlin Rosenthal, Assistant Professor of History, University of California-Berkeley 2018 to 2021
Chair 2019 to 2020
Natalya Vinokurova, University of Pennsylvania 2019 to 2022
Chair 2020 to 2021

Ralph Gomory Prize Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Mark Wilson, UNC-Charlotte 2018 to 2021
Chair 2019 to 2020
Paloma Fernandez-Perez, Department of Economics and Business, University of Barcelona 2019 to 2022
Chair 2020 to 2021

Trescott Prize Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Eric S. Hintz, Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, Smithsonian Institution 2019 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Corinna Schlombs, Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology 2019 to 2022
Chair 2021 to 2022
Shane Hamilton, The York Management School, University of York 2020 to 2023

Wilkins Prize Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Asli Colpan, Kyoto University 2018 to 2021
Chair 2019 to 2020
Rory M. Miller, University of Liverpool 2019 to 2022
Chair 2020 to 2021

Nominating Committee

Committee Member Term of Service Notes on Service
Mark Wilson, UNC-Charlotte 2019 to 2021
Edward Balleisen, Duke University 2020 to 2021
Chair 2020 to 2021
Christina Lubinski, Copenhagen Business School 2020 to 2022