Grants & Prizes

2019 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Franco Amatori
Universita' Bocconi

2017 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Naomi Lamoreaux
Department of Economics, Yale University

2015 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Juliet E. K. Walker
University of Texas, Austin

2013 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Mansel G. Blackford
Emeritus Professor of History, The Ohio State University

2011 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Richard Sylla
Stern School of Business, New York University

2009 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Thomas K. McCraw
1940-2012

2007 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Louis Galambos
Johns Hopkins University

2006 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

K. Austin Kerr
Ohio State University

2004 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Mira Wilkins
Florida Intl. University

2002 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.
1918-2007

2020 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Sharon Ann Murphy
Providence College, Professor of History

2020 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Daniel Wadhwani
University of Southern California, Copenhagen Business School

2018 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Edward Balleisen
Duke University

2016 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Christopher McKenna
Reader in Business History & Strategy, Saïd Business…, Fellow & Tutor, Brasenose College, University of Oxford

2014 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Stephen Mihm
Associate Professor of History, University of Georgia

2012 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Mary O'Sullivan
University of Geneva, Paul Bairoch Institute of Economic History

2010 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Sally Clarke
University of Texas at Austin (retired)

2008 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Regina Lee Blaszczyk
Leadership Chair in the History of Business and Society, Professor of Business History, School of History, University of Leeds, UK
Andrea Colli
Universita' Bocconi

2006 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Pamela Laird
Department of History, University of Colorado Denver

2004 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Steven Usselman
Georgia Tech

2002 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Richard R. John
Columbia University, Professor of History and Communications
Angel Kwolek-Folland
Department of History, University of Florida

2000 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Kenneth Lipartito
Professor of History, Florida International University

1998 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Steven Tolliday
University of Leeds
JoAnne Yates
Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of…, Sloan Distinguished Professor of Managment

1996 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

William J. Hausman
College of William & Mary

1994 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Geoffrey Jones
Harvard Business School

1992 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

David A. Hounshell
Carnegie Mellon University

1990 Harold F. Williamson Prize Recipient

Naomi Lamoreaux
Department of Economics, Yale University

2020 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Ai Hisano
Kyoto University
Cover of Visualizing Taste:  How Business Changed the Look of What You Eat
Visualizing Taste: How Business Changed the Look of What You Eat
Harvard University Press, 2019

2019 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Per H. Hansen
Professor in the Department of Management, Politics, and…
Danish Modern Furniture, 1930-2016: The Rise, Decline and Re-emergence of a Cultural Market Category
Danish Modern Furniture, 1930-2016: The Rise, Decline and Re-emergence of a Cultural Market Category
University Press of Southern Denmark, 2018

2018 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Kenda Mutongi
Williams College
Matatu A HISTORY OF POPULAR TRANSPORTATION IN NAIROBI
MATATU: A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi
University of Chicago Press, 2017

2017 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Mark Wilson
UNC-Charlotte
Destructive Creation
Destructive Creation: American Business and the Winning of World War II
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016

2016 Hagley Prize in Business History Co-recipient

Jonathan Coopersmith
Professor, Dept. of History, Texas A&M University
Faxed
Faxed: The Rise and Fall of the Fax Machine
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016

2016 Hagley Prize in Business History Co-recipient

Vicki Howard
University of Essex, Visiting Fellow, Department of History, Journal Co-editor, "History of Retailing and…
From Main Street to Mall
From Main Street to Mall: The Rise and Fall of the American Department Store
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015

2015 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Walter Friedman
Harvard Business School
Fortune Tellers
Fortune Tellers: The Story of America's First Economic Forecasters
Princeton University Press, 2013

2014 Hagley Prize in Business History Co-recipient

Dimitry Anastakis
LR Wilson/RJ Currie Chair in Canadian Business History, Department of History and Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Autonomous State: The Struggle for a Canadian Car Industry from OPEC to Free Trade
Autonomous State: The Struggle for a Canadian Car Industry from OPEC to Free Trade
University of Toronto Press, 2013

2014 Hagley Prize in Business History Co-recipient

Bernhard Rieger
Leiden University
People's Car
The People's Car: A Global History of the Volkswagen Beetle
Harvard University Press, 2013

2013 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Michael Miller
University of Miami
Europe and the Maritime World
Europe and the Maritime World: A Twentieth-Century History
Cambridge University Press, 2012

2012 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Sharon Ann Murphy
Providence College, Professor of History
Investing in Life
Investing in Life: Insurance in Antebellum America
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010

2011 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Susan I. Lewis
Department of History, State University of New York at New…
Unexceptional Women
Unexceptional Women: Female Proprietors in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Albany, New York, 1830-1885
The Ohio State University Press, 2009

2010 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

David Suisman
University of Delaware
Selling Sounds
Selling Sounds: The Commercial Revolution in American Music
Harvard University Press, 2012

2009 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Ann Smart Martin
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Buying into the World of Goods
Buying into the World of Goods: Early Consumers in Backcountry Virginia
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008

2008 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Thomas K. McCraw
1940-2012
Prophet of Innovation
Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction
Harvard University Press, 2007

2007 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Christopher McKenna
Reader in Business History & Strategy, Saïd Business…, Fellow & Tutor, Brasenose College, University of Oxford
Worlds Newest Profession
The World's Newest Profession: Management Consulting in the Twentieth Century
Cambridge University Press, 2006

2006 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Pamela Laird
Department of History, University of Colorado Denver
Pull
Pull: Networking and Success since Benjamin Franklin
Harvard University Press, 2006

2005 Hagley Prize in Business History Co-recipient

Thomas Kinney
Bluefield College
Carriage Trade
The Carriage Trade: Making Horse-Drawn Vehicles in America
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004

2005 Hagley Prize in Business History Co-recipient

Mira Wilkins
Florida Intl. University
History of Foreign Investments in the United States
The History of Foreign Investment in the United States, 1914-1945
Harvard University Press, 2004

2004 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Jennifer Klein
Department of History, Yale University
For all these rights
For All These Rights: Business, Labor, and the Shaping of America's Public-Private Welfare State
Princeton University Press, 2003

2003 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Clare H. Crowston
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Fabricating Women
Fabricating Women: The Seamstresses of Old Regime France, 1675-1791
Duke University Press, 2001

2002 Hagley Prize in Business History Co-recipient

Gerald Feldman
1937 - 2007
Allianz
Allianz and the German Insurance Business, 1933-1945
Cambridge University Press, 2001

2002 Hagley Prize in Business History Co-recipient

Jonathan Wiesen
University of Alabama, Birmingham
West German Industry and the Challenge of the Nazi Past
West German Industry and the Challenge of the Nazi Past, 1945-1955
University of North Carolina Press, 2001

2001 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Regina Lee Blaszczyk
Leadership Chair in the History of Business and Society, Professor of Business History, School of History, University of Leeds, UK
Imagining Consumers
Imagining Consumers: Design and Innovation from Wedgwood to Corning
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000

2000 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Kathryn J. Burns
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Colonial Habits
Colonial Habits: Convents and the Spiritual Economy of Cuzco, Peru
Duke University Press, 1999

1999 Hagley Prize in Business History Recipient

Roland Marchand
1933 - 1997
Creating the Corporate Soul: The Rise of Public Relations and Corporate Imagery in American Big Business
Creating the Corporate Soul: The Rise of Public Relations and Corporate Imagery in American Big Business
University of California Press, 1998

2020 Ralph Gomory Prize Recipient

Heidi Tworek
University of British Columbia
Cover of News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-  1945
News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900- 1945
Harvard University Press, 2019

2020 Ralph Gomory Prize Honorable Mention

Herbert S. Klein
Columbia University
Francisco Vidal Luna
University of São Paulo, Faculty of Economics,…
Feeding the World: Brazil's Transformation into a Modern Agricultural Economy
Feeding the World: Brazil's Transformation into a Modern Agricultural Economy
Cambridge University Press, 2019

2019 Ralph Gomory Prize Recipient

Anne Fleming
Professor of Law, Georgetown University
City of Debtors
City of Debtors: A Century of Fringe Finance
Harvard University Press, 2018

2018 Ralph Gomory Prize Recipient

Edward Balleisen
Duke University
Fraud
Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff
Princeton University Press, 2017

2017 Ralph Gomory Prize Co-recipient

Mark Wilson
UNC-Charlotte
Destructive Creation
Destructive Creation: American Business and the Winning of World War II
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016

2017 Ralph Gomory Prize Co-recipient

Johan Mathew
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick
Margins of the Market
Margins of the Market: Trafficking and Capitalism across the Arabian Sea
University of California Press, 2016

2017 Ralph Gomory Prize Honorable Mention

William N. Goetzmann
Yale University School of Management
Money Changes Everything
Money Changes Everything: How Finance Made Civilization Possible
Princeton University Press, 2016

2016 Ralph Gomory Prize Recipient

Christy Ford Chapin
Department of History, University of Maryland Baltimore…
Ensuring Americas Health
Ensuring America's Health: The Public Creation of the Corporate Health Care System
Cambridge University Press, 2015

2015 Ralph Gomory Prize Co-recipient

Emily Erikson
Yale University School of Management
Between Monopoly and Free Trade
Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757
Princeton University Press, 2014

2015 Ralph Gomory Prize Co-recipient

Kathryn Steen
Drexel University
American Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry
The American Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry: War and Politics, 1910-1930
University of North Carolina Press, 2014

2014 Ralph Gomory Prize Recipient

Arwen Mohun
University of Delaware
Risk
Risk: Negotiating Safety in American Society
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012

2013 Ralph Gomory Prize Article Prize Recipient

Gerben Bakker
Lecturer in Economic History and Management, London School…
"Trading Facts: Arrow's Fundamental Paradox and the Origins of Global News Networks," Peter Putnis, Chandrika Kaul, and Jurgen Wilke, eds., International Communication and Global News Networks: Historical Perspectives (2011) [ View PDF ]

2013 Ralph Gomory Prize Recipient

Mark Freeman
University of Glasgow
Robin Pearson
University of Hull
James Taylor
Lancaster University
Shareholder Democracies? Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850
Shareholder Democracies? Corporate Governance in Britain and Ireland before 1850
University of Chicago Press, 2012

2013 Ralph Gomory Prize Honorable Mention

Jennifer L. Anderson
SUNY-Stony Brook
Mahogany: The Costs of Luxury in Early America
Mahogany: The Costs of Luxury in Early America
Harvard University Press, 2012

2012 Ralph Gomory Prize Recipient

Richard White
Stanford University
Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America
Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America
W. W. Norton, 2011

2012 Ralph Gomory Prize Article Prize Recipient

Gregg Mitman
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Paul Erickson
Wesleyan University
"Latex and Blood: Science, Markets, and American Empire," Radical History Review (Spring 2010) [ View PDF ]

2012 Ralph Gomory Prize Honorable Mention

Jason Colby
University of Victoria
The Business of Empire: United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America
The Business of Empire: United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America
Cornell University Press, 2011

2012 Ralph Gomory Prize Honorable Mention

Philip J. Stern
Duke University
The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India
The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India
Oxford University Press, 2011

2011 Ralph Gomory Prize Honorable Mention

James R. Fichter
Lingnan University
So Great a Proffit: How the East Indies Trade Transformed Anglo-American Capitalism
So Great a Proffit: How the East Indies Trade Transformed Anglo-American Capitalism
Harvard University Press, 2010

2011 Ralph Gomory Prize Recipient

Richard R. John
Columbia University, Professor of History and Communications
Network Nation
Network Nation: Inventing American Telecommunications
Harvard University Press, 2010

2020 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Hoi-eun Kim
Texas A&M University
"Adulterated Intermediaries: Peddlers, Pharmacists, and the Patent Medicine Industry in Colonial Korea (1910-1945)," Enterprise & Society (December 2019) [ View PDF ]

2019 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Honorable Mention

Richard Popp
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"The Anywhere, Anytime Market: The 800-Number, Direct Marketing, and the New Networks of Consumption," Enterprise & Society (September 2018) [ View PDF ]

2019 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Natalya Vinokurova
University of Pennsylvania
"How Mortgage-Backed Securities Became Bonds: The Emergence, Evolution, and Acceptance of Mortgage-Backed Securities in the United States, 1960-1987," Enterprise & Society (September 2018) [ View PDF ]

2018 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Co-recipient

David M. Higgins
Newcastle University
Aashish Velkar
"’Spinning a yarn’: Institutions, Law, and Standards, c. 1880-1914," Enterprise & Society (September 2017) [ View PDF ]

2017 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Petri Paju
Thomas Haigh
The Haigh Group
"IBM Rebuilds Europe: The Curious Case of the Transnational Typewriter," Enterprise & Society (June 2016) [ View PDF ]

2016 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Daniel Levinson Wilk
Fashion Institute of Technology
"The Red Cap's Gift: How Tipping Tempers the Rational Power of Money," Enterprise & Society (March 2015) [ View PDF ]

2015 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Marc Flandreau
University of Pennsylvania
Gabriel F Geisler Mesevage
"The Untold History of Transparency: Mercantile Agencies, the Law, and the Lawyers (1851-1916)," Enterprise & Society (June 2014) [ View PDF ]

2014 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Francesca Carnevali
1964-2013
Lucy Newton
Henley Business School, University of Reading
"Pianos for the People: From Producer to Consumer in Britain, 1851-1914," Enterprise & Society (March 2013) [ View PDF ]

2013 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Geoffrey Jones
Harvard Business School
Christina Lubinski
Copenhagen Business School
"Managing Political Risk in Global Business: Beiersdorf 1914-1990," Enterprise & Society (March 2012) [ View PDF ]

2012 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Honorable Mention

Christopher Jones
Arizona State University
"The Carbon-Consuming Home: Residential Markets and Energy Transitions," Enterprise & Society (December 2011) [ View PDF ]

2012 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Honorable Mention

Bianca Murillo
Associate Professor, California State University, Dominguez…
" 'The Devil We Know': Gold Coast Consumers, Local Employees, and the United Africa Company, 1940-1960," Enterprise & Society (June 2011) [ View PDF ]

2012 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Milena Veenis
Universiteit van Amsterdam
"Cola in the German Democratic Republic: East German Fantasies on Western Consumption," Enterprise & Society (September 2011) [ View PDF ]

2011 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Oskar Broberg
University of Gothenburg
"Labeling the Good: Alternative Visions and Organic Branding in Sweden in the Late Twentieth Century," Enterprise & Society (December 2010) [ View PDF ]

2010 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Simon Ville
University of Wollongong
"'Making Connections': Insights into Relationship Marketing from the Australasian Stock and Station Agent Industry," Enterprise & Society (September 2009) [ View PDF ]

2009 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Giorgio Riello
University of Warwick
"Strategies and Boundaries: Subcontracting and the London Trades in the Long Eighteenth Century," Enterprise & Society (June 2008) [ View PDF ]

2008 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Per H. Hansen
Professor in the Department of Management, Politics, and…
"Organizational Culture and Organizational Change: The Transformation of Savings Banks in Denmark, 1965-1990," Enterprise & Society (December 2007) [ View PDF ]

2007 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Dario Gaggio
University of Michigan
"Pyramids of Trust: Social Embeddedness and Political Culture in Two Italian Gold Jewelry Districts," Enterprise & Society (March 2006) [ View PDF ]

2006 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Tony Webster
University of Northumbria
"An Early Global Business in a Colonial Context: The Strategies, Management, and Failure of John Palmer and Company of Calcutta, 1780-1830," Enterprise & Society (March 2005) [ View PDF ]

2005 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Emanuela Scarpellini
Full Professor, University of Milan, Italy
"Shopping American-Style: The Arrival of the Supermarket in Postwar Italy," Enterprise & Society (December 2004) [ View PDF ]

2004 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

John Smail
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
"The Culture of Credit in Eighteenth-Century Commerce: The English Textile Industry," Enterprise & Society (June 2003) [ View PDF ]

2003 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Morris L. Bian
Auburn University
"The Sino-Japanese War and the Formation of the State Enterprise System in China: A Case Study of the Dadukou Iron and Steel Works, 1938-1945," Enterprise & Society (March 2002) [ View PDF ]

2003 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Honorable Mention

Jeffrey Hornstein
Executive Director, Economy League of Greater Philadelphia
"'Rosie the Realtor' and the Re-Gendering of Real Estate Brokerage, 1930-1960," Enterprise & Society (June 2002) [ View PDF ]

2002 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Daryl Hafter
"Women in the Underground Business of Eighteenth-Century Lyon," Enterprise & Society (March 2001) [ View PDF ]

2001 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Recipient

Jonathan Zeitlin
University of Amsterdam
"Reconciling Automation and Flexibility? Technology and Production in the Postwar British Motor Vehicle Industry," Enterprise & Society (March 2000) [ View PDF ]

1999 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Newcomen Prize

Kevin S. Reilly
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
"Dilettantes at the Gate: Fortune Magazine and the Cultural Politics of Business Journalism in the 1930s," Business and Economic History (Winter 1999) [ View PDF ]

1998 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Newcomen Prize

Sean Patrick Adams
Professor, University of Florida
"Different Charters, Different Paths: Corporations and Coal in Antebellum Pennsylvania and Virginia," Business and Economic History (Fall 1998) [ View PDF ]

1997 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Newcomen Prize

William Tsutsui
University of Kansas
"Rethinking the Paternalist Paradigm in Japanese Industrial Management," Business and Economic History (Winter 1997) [ View PDF ]

1996 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Newcomen Prize

William Mass
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Andrew Robertson
Harvard University
"From Textiles to Automobiles: Mechanical and Organizational Innovation in the Toyoda Enterprises, 1895-1933," Business and Economic History (Winter 1996) [ View PDF ]

1995 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Newcomen Prize

Kenneth Lipartito
Professor of History, Florida International University
"Culture and the Practice of Business History," Business and Economic History (Winter 1995) [ View PDF ]

1994 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Newcomen Prize

Paul A. Gompers
University of Chicago
"The Rise and Fall of Venture Capital," Business and Economic History (Winter 1994) [ View PDF ]

1993 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Newcomen Prize

Steven Usselman
Georgia Tech
"IBM and Its Imitators: Organizational Capabilities and the Emergence of the International Computer Industry," Business and Economic History (Winter 1993) [ View PDF ]

1992 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize Newcomen Prize

Sally Clarke
University of Texas at Austin (retired)
"'Innovation' in U.S. Agriculture: A Role for New Deal Regulation," Business and Economic History (Winter 1992) [ View PDF ]

2020 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Jessica Ann Levy
Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Virginia

"Black Power, Inc: Global American Business and the Post-Apartheid City"

Johns Hopkins University, 2018
Ph.D. Supervisor: N.D.B. Connolly and Angus Burgin

2019 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Ghassan Moazzin
Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities…

"Networks of Capital: German Bankers and the Financial Internationalisation of China (1885-1919)"

University of Cambridge, 2017
Ph.D. Supervisor: Hans van de Ven

2018 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Rachel Gross
University of Montana

“From Buckskin to Gore-Tex: Consumption as a Path to Mastery in Twentieth-Century American Wilderness Recreation".

University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017
Ph.D. Supervisor: William Cronon

2017 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Gerardo Con Diaz
Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies, University of California, Davis

"Intangible Inventions: A History of Software Patenting in the United States, 1945-1985"

Yale University, 2016
Ph.D. Supervisor: Daniel J. Kevles

2016 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Anne Fleming
Professor of Law, Georgetown University

"City of Debtors: Law, Loan Sharks, and the Shadow Economy of Urban Poverty, 1900-1970"

University of Pennsylvania, 2014
Ph.D. Supervisor: Sarah Barringer Gordon

2015 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

David Singerman
University of Virginia

"Inventing Purity in the Atlantic Sugar World, 1860-1930"

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014
Ph.D. Supervisor: David Kaiser

2014 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Heidi Tworek
University of British Columbia

"Magic Connections: German News Agencies and Global News Networks, 1905-1945"

Harvard University
Ph.D. Supervisor: Charles Maier

2013 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Caitlin Rosenthal
Assistant Professor of History, University of California-…

"From Memory to Mastery: Accounting for Control in America, 1740-1880"

Harvard University, 2012
Ph.D. Supervisor: Sven Beckert and Claudia Goldin

2012 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Alexia Yates
University of Manchester

"Selling Paris: Real Estate and Commercial Culture in the Fin-de-Siècle Capital

University of Chicago, 2010
Ph.D. Supervisor: Leora Auslander

2011 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Dan Bouk

"The Science of Difference: Developing Tools for Discrimination in the American Life Insurance Industry, 1830-1930"

Princeton University, 2009
Ph.D. Supervisor: Daniel T. Rodgers

2010 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Josh Lauer
University of New Hampshire

"The Good Consumer: Credit Reporting and the Invention of Financial Identity in the United States, 1840-1940"

University of Pennsylvania, 2008
Ph.D. Supervisor: Carolyn Marvin

2009 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Michael Easterly
University of California, Los Angeles

"Your Job is Your Credit: Creating a Market for Loans to Salaried Employees in New York City, 1885-1920"

University of California, Los Angeles, 2008
Ph.D. Supervisor: Naomi Lamoreaux

2008 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Louis Hyman
Cornell University

"Debtor Nation: How Consumer Credit Built Postwar America"

Harvard University, 2007
Ph.D. Supervisor: Lizabeth Cohen

2007 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Bethany Moreton
Department of History, University of Georgia

"The Soul of the Service Economy: Wal-Mart and the Making of Christian Free Enterprise, 1929-1994"

Yale University, 2006
Ph.D. Supervisor: Glenda Gilmore

2006 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Shane Hamilton
The York Management School, University of York

"Trucking Country: Food Politics and the Transformation of Rural Life in Postwar America"

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005
Ph.D. Supervisor: Deborah K. Fitzgerald

2005 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Co-recipient

Anna Spadavecchia
University of Strathclyde

"State Subsidies and the Sources of Company Finance in Italian Industrial Districts, 1951-1991"

London School of Economics
Ph.D. Supervisor: Max-Stephan Schulze

2005 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Co-recipient

Dalit Baranoff
Independent Scholar, Fellow: Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health and…

"Shaped by Risk: The American Fire Insurance Industry, 1790-1920"

Johns Hopkins University, 2004
Ph.D. Supervisor: Louis Galambos

2004 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Tiffany Gill
Department of History, University of Delaware

"Civic Beauty: Beauty Culturists and the Politics of African American Female Entrepreneurship, 1900-1965"

Rutgers University
Ph.D. Supervisor: Deborah Gray White

2003 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Gerben Bakker
Lecturer in Economic History and Management, London School…

"Entertainment Industrialized: The Emergence of the International Film Industry, 1890-1940"

European University Institute, 2001
Ph.D. Supervisor: Jaime Reis

2002 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Jeffrey Hornstein
Executive Director, Economy League of Greater Philadelphia

"A Nation of Realtors: The Professionalization of Real Estate Brokerage and the Construction of a New Middle Class"

University of Maryland, 2001
Ph.D. Supervisor:

2001 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Christopher McKenna
Reader in Business History & Strategy, Saïd Business…, Fellow & Tutor, Brasenose College, University of Oxford

"The World's Newest Profession: Management Consulting in the Twentieth Century"

Johns Hopkins University, 2000
Ph.D. Supervisor: Louis Galambos

2000 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Marina Moskowitz
Lynn and Gary Mecklenburg Chair in Textiles, Material…

"Standard Bearers: Material Culture and Middle-Class Communities at the Turn of the Twentieth Century"

Yale University, 1999
Ph.D. Supervisor: Jean-Christophe Agnew

1999 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Lisa A. Marovich
University of California, Los Angeles

"Fueling the Fires of Genius: Women's Inventive Activities in American War Eras"

University of California, Los Angeles, 1998
Ph.D. Supervisor: Mary Yeager

1998 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Ross Bassett
North Carolina State University

"New Technology, New People, New Organizations: The Rise of the MOS Transistor, 1945-1975"

Princeton University, 1998
Ph.D. Supervisor: Michael S. Mahoney

1997 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Kolleen Guy
Honors College, University of Texas, San Antonio

"Wine, Work, and Wealth: Class Relations and Modernization in the Champagne Wine Industry, 1870-1914"

Indiana University, 1996
Ph.D. Supervisor: William Cohen

1996 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Regina Lee Blaszczyk
Leadership Chair in the History of Business and Society, Professor of Business History, School of History, University of Leeds, UK

"Imagining Consumers: Manufacturers and Markets in Ceramics and Glass, 1865-1965"

University of Delaware, 1995
Ph.D. Supervisor: David A. Hounshell and Anne M. Boylan

1995 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Jonathan Bean
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

"Beyond the Broker State: A History of the Federal Government's Policies toward Small Business, 1936-61"

The Ohio State University, 1994
Ph.D. Supervisor: Mansel Blackford, K. Austin Kerr, and William Childs

1994 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Rosalind Remer
University of California, Los Angeles

"Building an American Book Trade: Philadelphia Publishing in the New Republic"

University of California, Los Angeles, 1991
Ph.D. Supervisor: Joyce Appleby

1993 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Victoria Saker Woeste
American Bar Foundation

"Cooperatives and Corporations: The Sun-Maid Antitrust Case and the Legal Status of Agricultural Cooperatives, 1890-1943"

University of California at Berkeley, 1990
Ph.D. Supervisor: Harry N. Scheiber and Morton Rothstein

1992 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Margaret Levenstein
Michigan Census Research Data Center and Ross School of…

"Information Systems and Internal Organization: A Study of the Dow Chemical Company, 1890-1914"

Yale University, 1991
Ph.D. Supervisor: William N. Parker and David F. Weiman

1991 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

David Sicilia
Henry Kaufman Chair in Financial History and Associate…

"Selling Power: Marketing and Monopoly at Boston Edison, 1886-1926"

Brandeis University
Ph.D. Supervisor: Morton Keller and Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

1990 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Richard R. John
Columbia University, Professor of History and Communications

"Spreading the Word: The Postal System and the Creation of American Society"

Harvard University, 1989
Ph.D. Supervisor: Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., and David Herbert Donald

1989 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Helen Shapiro
University of California Washington Center

"State Intervention and Industrialization: The Origins of the Brazilian Automotive Industry"

Yale University, 1988
Ph.D. Supervisor: William N. Parker and Albert Fishlow

1988 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Sally Clarke
University of Texas at Austin (retired)

"Farmers as Entrepreneurs: Regulation and Innovation in American Agriculture in the Twentieth Century"

Brown University, 1987
Ph.D. Supervisor: Naomi Lamoreaux

1986 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History Recipient

Paul J. Miranti
Rutgers Business School

"From Conflict to Consensus: The American Institute of Accountants and the Professionalization of Public Accountancy, 1886-1940"

Johns Hopkins University, 1985
Ph.D. Supervisor: Louis Galambos

2019 K. Austin Kerr Prize Recipient

Alastair Y. Su
Stanford University
"'A Marvellous Affair': Opium and the Panic of 1839"

2019 K. Austin Kerr Prize Honorable Mention

Kate Epstein
Rutgers University, Camden
"Arms and the State: American Torpedoes, Intellectual Property Rights, and the Origins of the Military-Industrial Complex before World War I"

2018 K. Austin Kerr Prize Recipient

Joan Flores-Villalobos
Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University
“’Cash fe’ sen’ back home:’ Banks, Compensation, and Women’s Financial Exchanges in Panama and Barbados"

2017 K. Austin Kerr Prize Recipient

Kelly Kean Sharp
University of California, Davis
"'No Free Market: The Enslaved Marketwoman and Butchers of Charleston's Centre Market Stalls"

2016 K. Austin Kerr Prize Recipient

Robert William Cole
"'Making Immovable Wealth Movable': Land Finance and Rural Money in 1930s Shanxi"

2015 K. Austin Kerr Prize Co-recipient

Joseph Slaughter
Wesleyan University, Visiting Assistant Professor of History & Chamberlain…
"Christian Business Enterprise Reform: The Pioneer Line, 1828-1831"

2015 K. Austin Kerr Prize Co-recipient

Paige Glotzer
Harvard University
"National Standards, Local Sales: The Professional Culture of Real Estate and the Creation of an Exclusionary Housing Market"

2014 K. Austin Kerr Prize Recipient

Elizabeth Semler
University of Minnesota
"Public Health or Industry Health? U.S. Government Responses to the 1970s Dietary Cholesterol–Heart Disease Controversy"

2013 K. Austin Kerr Prize Recipient

Anne Fleming
Professor of Law, Georgetown University
"The 'very fibre of personal finance': Changing Beliefs about Regulation and the Small-Sum Lending Industry in New York, 1900-1940"

2013 K. Austin Kerr Prize Honorable Mention

Joshua Specht
Monash University
"Hard Winters, International Capital, and the Rise and Fall of the Land and Cattle Company in the United States"

2012 K. Austin Kerr Prize Honorable Mention

Judge Glock
Rutgers University
"The Federal Housing Administration: Did It Really Favor the Suburbs?"

2012 K. Austin Kerr Prize Recipient

Gabriel N. Rosenberg
Duke University
"The Programa Interamericano para la Juventud Rural and the Cultivation of Agribusiness and U.S. Hegemony in Cold-War Latin America"

2011 K. Austin Kerr Prize Recipient

Di Yin Lu
Harvard University
"Shanghai's Art Dealers and the International Market for Chinese Art, 1922-1949"

2011 K. Austin Kerr Prize Honorable Mention

Kelly Brennan Arehart
" 'To Put a Mass of Putrefying Animal Matter into a Fine Plush Casket': The Development of Professional Knowledge among Morticians, 1880-1920"

2011 K. Austin Kerr Prize Honorable Mention

Johan Mathew
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick
"Controlling Currency and Smuggling Specie in the Arabian Sea, 1873-1966"

2010 K. Austin Kerr Prize Recipient

Robert Goldberg
University of Pennsylvania
"Black Power in the Dollhouse: Shindana Toys and the Business of Social Change"

2009 K. Austin Kerr Prize Recipient

Alexander Engel
University of Goettingen
"Coloring Markets: The Industrial Transformation of the Dyestuff Business Revisited"

2008 K. Austin Kerr Prize Recipient

Paula Gajewski
LKQ Corporation
"Expanding Connections between the New York Stock Exchange and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act"

2007 K. Austin Kerr Prize Recipient

Eric S. Hintz
Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation,…
"Independent Inventors in an Era of Burgeoning Research & Development"

2006 K. Austin Kerr Prize Recipient

Michelle McDonald
Stockton College of New Jersey
"The Drink of Diplomats: Government Intervention in the U.S. Coffee Re-Export Trade, 1790-1805"

2005 K. Austin Kerr Prize Recipient

Sharon Ann Murphy
Providence College, Professor of History
"Protecting Middle-Class Families: Life Insurance in Antebellum America"

2004 K. Austin Kerr Prize Co-recipient

Hyungsub Choi
Assistant Professor, Seoul National University of Science…
"Between Research and Production: Making Transistors at RCA, 1948-1960"

2004 K. Austin Kerr Prize Co-recipient

Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor
Department of History, University of California, Davis
"The Ties That Buy: Shopping Networks of the Atlantic World"

2003 K. Austin Kerr Prize Co-recipient

Marlis Schweitzer
Department of Theatre, School of Fine Arts, York University…
"Uplifting Makeup: Actresses' Testimonials and the Cosmetics Industry, 1910-1918"

2003 K. Austin Kerr Prize Co-recipient

Elysa Engelman
Mystic Seaport Museum
"Dear Mrs. Pinkham: Expanding Intimate Advice Networks into a National Community of Consumers, 1890 to 1935"

2020 Martha Moore Trescott Prize Recipient

Owen James Hyman
University of Mississippi
“Collaboration and Dispossession: The Creation of NASA’s Space Technology Laboratory”

2020 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient

Nikolas Glover
Uppsala University
"Between Order and Justice: Investments in Africa and Corporate International Responsibility in Swedish Media in the 1960s," Enterprise & Society (June 2019) [ View PDF ]

2019 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient

Valeria Giacomin
Newcomen Fellow, Harvard Business School
""The Emergence of an Export Cluster: Traders and Palm Oil in Early Twentieth-Century Southeast Asia"," Enterprise & Society (June 2018) [ View PDF ]

2018 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient

Patricio Sáiz
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Rafael Castro
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
""Foreign Direct Investment and Intellectual Property Rights: International Intangible Assets in Spain over the Long Term"," Enterprise & Society (December 2017) [ View PDF ]

2017 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient

Petri Paju
Thomas Haigh
The Haigh Group
""IBM Rebuilds Europe: The Curious Case of the Transnational Typewriter"," Enterprise & Society (June 2016) [ View PDF ]

2016 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient

Michael Aldous
Queen's University Belfast
""Avoiding Negligence and Profusion: The Failure of the Joint-Stock Form in the Anglo-Indian Tea Trade, 1840-1870"," Enterprise & Society (September 2015) [ View PDF ]

2015 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient

Paula de la Cruz-Fernández
Digital Archivist and Cultural Heritage Manager, University…, Founder and manager, Edita.us LLC, Secretary, Business History Group LLC
""Marketing the Hearth: Ornamental Embroidery and the Building of the Multinational Singer Sewing Machine Company" ," Enterprise & Society (September 2014) [ View PDF ]

2014 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient

Brenna Greer
Wellesley College
""Selling Liberia: Moss H. Kendrix, the Liberian Centennial Commission, and the Post-World War II Trade in Black Progress"," Enterprise & Society (June 2013) [ View PDF ]

2013 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient

Tore Olsson
University of Tennessee
""Peeling Back the Layers: Vidalia Onions and the Making of a Global Agribusiness"," Enterprise & Society (December 2012) [ View PDF ]

2012 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient

Neil Rollings
University of Glasgow
""Multinational Enterprise and Government Controls on Outward Foreign Direct Investment in the United States and the United Kingdom in the 1960s"," Enterprise & Society (June 2011) [ View PDF ]

2011 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient

Marcelo Bucheli
Gies College of Business and Department of History,…
""Multinational Corporations, Business Groups, and Economic Nationalism: Standard Oil (New Jersey), Royal Dutch-Shell, and Energy Politics in Chile, 1913-2005"," Enterprise & Society (June 2010) [ View PDF ]

2010 Mira Wilkins Prize Recipient

Paul Duguid
University of California, Berkeley
""French Connections: The International Propagation of Trademarks in the Nineteenth Century" ," Enterprise & Society (March 2009) [ View PDF ]

2015 CEBC Halloran Prize in the History of Corporate Responsibility Recipient

Owen James Hyman
University of Mississippi
"Why a West Coast Paper Company Went South: Corporate Expansion and Civil Rights in the Deep South"

2014 CEBC Halloran Prize in the History of Corporate Responsibility Recipient

Stephanie Decker
Aston Business School
"The Impact of Colonial Development Debates on the HR Policies of Imperial Business in Ghana and Nigeria, 1940-1960"

2013 CEBC Halloran Prize in the History of Corporate Responsibility Recipient

Stephanie Amerian
Irvine Valley College
" 'A store is a citizen': Civic Culture and Consumer Culture at Lord & Taylor Department Store, 1945-1959"

2012 CEBC Halloran Prize in the History of Corporate Responsibility Recipient

Jennifer J. Armiger
Assessment Director, Arts & Languages, at Educational…
"'What Was Good Enough in the 1960s Is Not Good Enough Today': Sex, Race, and Business Opposition to Equal Opportunity Policy in 1970s America"

2011 CEBC Halloran Prize in the History of Corporate Responsibility Recipient

Ann-Kristin Bergquist
Kristina Söderholm
Luleå University of Technology
"The Making of a Green Innovation System: The Swedish Institute for Water and Air Protection and the Swedish Pulp and Paper Industry from the Mid-1960s to the 1980s"

2010 CEBC Halloran Prize in the History of Corporate Responsibility Recipient

Robert Goldberg
University of Pennsylvania
"Black Power in the Dollhouse: Shindana Toys and the Business of Social Change"