All Prize Recipients

2020 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

Finalists List

2020 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2020 Mira Wilkins Prize

Awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history


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

2020 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Sharon Ann Murphy
Providence College

2020 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Daniel Wadhwani
University of Southern California

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Jessica Ann Levy
Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Virginia
"Black Power, Inc: Global American Business and the Post-Apartheid City"
Johns Hopkins University, 2018
Supervised by: N.D.B. Connolly and Angus Burgin

2020 Ralph Gomory Prize

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


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 Martha Moore Trescott Prize

For the best paper at the intersection of business history and the history of the technology presented at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Ghassan Moazzin
Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Hong Kong
"Networks of Capital: German Bankers and the Financial Internationalisation of China (1885-1919)"
University of Cambridge, 2017
Supervised by: Hans van de Ven

2019 K. Austin Kerr Prize

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

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"

2019 Mira Wilkins Prize

Awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history


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

2019 Ralph Gomory Prize

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


Anne Fleming
(1980-2020)
City of Debtors
City of Debtors: A Century of Fringe Finance
Harvard University Press, 2018

Honorable Mention:

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

2019 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award

For scholars who have contributed in major ways to the field of business history


Franco Amatori
Universita' Bocconi

2019 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


Per H. Hansen
Professor in the Department of Management, Politics, and Philosophy, Copenhagen Business School
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

2019 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

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]

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


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
Supervised by: William Cronon

2018 K. Austin Kerr Prize

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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"

2018 Mira Wilkins Prize

Awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history


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

2018 Mira Wilkins Prize

Awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history


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

2018 Ralph Gomory Prize

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


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

2018 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

2018 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Co-recipient

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2018 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2018 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Co-recipient

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2018 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2018 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Edward Balleisen
Duke University

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Gerardo Con Diaz
Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies
"Intangible Inventions: A History of Software Patenting in the United States, 1945-1985"
Yale University, 2016
Supervised by: Daniel J. Kevles

2017 K. Austin Kerr Prize

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

2017 Mira Wilkins Prize

Awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history


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

2017 Mira Wilkins Prize

Awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history


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

2017 Ralph Gomory Prize

Co-recipient

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


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

Honorable Mention:

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

2017 Ralph Gomory Prize

Co-recipient

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


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 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2017 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2017 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award

For scholars who have contributed in major ways to the field of business history


Naomi Lamoreaux
Department of Economics, Yale University

2017 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Anne Fleming
(1980-2020)
"City of Debtors: Law, Loan Sharks, and the Shadow Economy of Urban Poverty, 1900-1970"
University of Pennsylvania, 2014
Supervised by: Sarah Barringer Gordon

2016 K. Austin Kerr Prize

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

2016 Mira Wilkins Prize

Awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history


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

2016 Ralph Gomory Prize

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


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

2016 Hagley Prize in Business History

Co-recipient

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


Vicki Howard
University of Essex
From Main Street to Mall
From Main Street to Mall: The Rise and Fall of the American Department Store
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015

2016 Hagley Prize in Business History

Co-recipient

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


Faxed
Faxed: The Rise and Fall of the Fax Machine
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016

2016 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2016 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Christopher McKenna
Reader in Business History & Strategy, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


David Singerman
University of Virginia
"Inventing Purity in the Atlantic Sugar World, 1860-1930"
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014
Supervised by: David Kaiser

2015 K. Austin Kerr Prize

Co-recipient

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

2015 K. Austin Kerr Prize

Co-recipient

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


Joseph Slaughter
Wesleyan University
"Christian Business Enterprise Reform: The Pioneer Line, 1828-1831"

2015 Mira Wilkins Prize

Awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history


Paula de la Cruz-Fernández
Cultural Heritage Manager, University of Florida
""Marketing the Hearth: Ornamental Embroidery and the Building of the Multinational Singer Sewing Machine Company" ," Enterprise & Society (September 2014) View PDF

2015 Ralph Gomory Prize

Co-recipient

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


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

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


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

2015 CEBC Halloran Prize in the History of Corporate Responsibility

Offered between 2010 and 2015 for a paper that made a significant contribution to the history of corporate responsibility


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

2015 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

2015 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2015 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2015 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award

For scholars who have contributed in major ways to the field of business history


Juliet E. K. Walker
University of Texas, Austin

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Heidi Tworek
University of British Columbia
"Magic Connections: German News Agencies and Global News Networks, 1905-1945"
Harvard University
Supervised by: Charles Maier

2014 K. Austin Kerr Prize

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

2014 Mira Wilkins Prize

Awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history


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

2014 Ralph Gomory Prize

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


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

2014 CEBC Halloran Prize in the History of Corporate Responsibility

Offered between 2010 and 2015 for a paper that made a significant contribution to the history of corporate responsibility


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

2014 Hagley Prize in Business History

Co-recipient

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


Dimitry Anastakis
LR Wilson/RJ Currie Chair in Canadian Business History
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

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

2014 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2014 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2014 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

2014 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

2014 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Stephen Mihm
Associate Professor of History, University of Georgia

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Caitlin Rosenthal
Assistant Professor of History, University of California-Berkeley
"From Memory to Mastery: Accounting for Control in America, 1740-1880"
Harvard University, 2012
Supervised by: Sven Beckert and Claudia Goldin

2013 K. Austin Kerr Prize

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


Anne Fleming
(1980-2020)
"The 'very fibre of personal finance': Changing Beliefs about Regulation and the Small-Sum Lending Industry in New York, 1900-1940"

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"

2013 Mira Wilkins Prize

Awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history


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

2013 Ralph Gomory Prize

Article Prize Recipient

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


Gerben Bakker
Lecturer in Economic History and Management, London School of Economics
"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

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


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

Honorable Mention:

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

2013 Ralph Gomory Prize

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


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

Honorable Mention:

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

2013 Ralph Gomory Prize

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


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

Honorable Mention:

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

2013 CEBC Halloran Prize in the History of Corporate Responsibility

Offered between 2010 and 2015 for a paper that made a significant contribution to the history of corporate responsibility


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

2013 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

2013 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2013 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2013 Oxford Journals Best Article Prize

Awarded from 2009 to 2014


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

2013 Oxford Journals Best Article Prize

Awarded from 2009 to 2014


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

2013 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award

For scholars who have contributed in major ways to the field of business history


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Alexia Yates
University of Manchester
"Selling Paris: Real Estate and Commercial Culture in the Fin-de-Siècle Capital
University of Chicago, 2010
Supervised by: Leora Auslander

2012 K. Austin Kerr Prize

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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"

Honorable Mention:

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

2012 Mira Wilkins Prize

Awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history


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

2012 Ralph Gomory Prize

Article Prize Recipient

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


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

Article Prize Recipient

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


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

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


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

Honorable Mention:

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

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

2012 CEBC Halloran Prize in the History of Corporate Responsibility

Offered between 2010 and 2015 for a paper that made a significant contribution to the history of corporate responsibility


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

2012 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

2012 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

2012 Oxford Journals Best Article Prize

Awarded from 2009 to 2014


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

Honorable Mention:

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

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

2012 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Mary O'Sullivan
University of Geneva

2011 K. Austin Kerr Prize

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

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"

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

2011 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


"The Science of Difference: Developing Tools for Discrimination in the American Life Insurance Industry, 1830-1930"
Princeton University, 2009
Supervised by: Daniel T. Rodgers

2011 Mira Wilkins Prize

Awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history


Marcelo Bucheli
Gies College of Business and Department of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
""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

2011 Ralph Gomory Prize

Recognizes historical work on the effects of business enterprises on the economic conditions of the countries in which they operate


Richard R. John
Columbia University
Network Nation
Network Nation: Inventing American Telecommunications
Harvard University Press, 2010

Honorable Mention:

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

2011 CEBC Halloran Prize in the History of Corporate Responsibility

Offered between 2010 and 2015 for a paper that made a significant contribution to the history of corporate responsibility


Ann-Kristin Bergquist
Umeå University
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"

2011 CEBC Halloran Prize in the History of Corporate Responsibility

Offered between 2010 and 2015 for a paper that made a significant contribution to the history of corporate responsibility


Ann-Kristin Bergquist
Umeå University
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"

2011 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

2011 Oxford Journals Best Article Prize

Awarded from 2009 to 2014


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

2011 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award

For scholars who have contributed in major ways to the field of business history


Richard Sylla
Stern School of Business, New York University

2010 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


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
Supervised by: Carolyn Marvin

2010 K. Austin Kerr Prize

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

2010 Mira Wilkins Prize

Awarded to the author of the best article published annually in Enterprise & Society pertaining to international and comparative business history


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

2010 CEBC Halloran Prize in the History of Corporate Responsibility

Offered between 2010 and 2015 for a paper that made a significant contribution to the history of corporate responsibility


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

2010 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

2010 Oxford Journals Best Article Prize

Awarded from 2009 to 2014


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

2010 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Sally Clarke
University of Texas at Austin (retired)

2009 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


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
Supervised by: Naomi Lamoreaux

2009 K. Austin Kerr Prize

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

2009 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

2009 Oxford Journals Best Article Prize

Awarded from 2009 to 2014


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

2009 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award

For scholars who have contributed in major ways to the field of business history


2008 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Louis Hyman
Cornell University
"Debtor Nation: How Consumer Credit Built Postwar America"
Harvard University, 2007
Supervised by: Lizabeth Cohen

2008 K. Austin Kerr Prize

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

2008 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


Prophet of Innovation
Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction
Harvard University Press, 2007

2008 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

2008 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Regina Lee Blaszczyk
Leadership Chair in the History of Business and Society
Andrea Colli
Universita' Bocconi

2008 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Regina Lee Blaszczyk
Leadership Chair in the History of Business and Society
Andrea Colli
Universita' Bocconi

2007 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


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
Supervised by: Glenda Gilmore

2007 K. Austin Kerr Prize

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

2007 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

2007 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

2007 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award

For scholars who have contributed in major ways to the field of business history


Louis Galambos
Johns Hopkins University

2006 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Shane Hamilton
University of York Management School
"Trucking Country: Food Politics and the Transformation of Rural Life in Postwar America"
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005
Supervised by: Deborah K. Fitzgerald

2006 K. Austin Kerr Prize

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

2006 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

2006 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

2006 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award

For scholars who have contributed in major ways to the field of business history


K. Austin Kerr
Ohio State University

2006 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Pamela Laird
Department of History, University of Colorado Denver

2005 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

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

Co-recipient

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Anna Spadavecchia
University of Strathclyde
"State Subsidies and the Sources of Company Finance in Italian Industrial Districts, 1951-1991"
London School of Economics
Supervised by: Max-Stephan Schulze

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

Co-recipient

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Dalit Baranoff
Independent Scholar
"Shaped by Risk: The American Fire Insurance Industry, 1790-1920"
Johns Hopkins University, 2004
Supervised by: Louis Galambos

2005 K. Austin Kerr Prize

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

2005 Hagley Prize in Business History

Co-recipient

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

2005 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

2004 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Tiffany Gill
Department of History, University of Delaware
"Civic Beauty: Beauty Culturists and the Politics of African American Female Entrepreneurship, 1900-1965"
Rutgers University
Supervised by: Deborah Gray White

2004 K. Austin Kerr Prize

Co-recipient

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

2004 K. Austin Kerr Prize

Co-recipient

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

2004 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award

For scholars who have contributed in major ways to the field of business history


Mira Wilkins
Florida Intl. University

2004 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Steven Usselman
Georgia Tech

2004 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

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]

2003 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Gerben Bakker
Lecturer in Economic History and Management, London School of Economics
"Entertainment Industrialized: The Emergence of the International Film Industry, 1890-1940"
European University Institute, 2001
Supervised by: Jaime Reis

2003 K. Austin Kerr Prize

Co-recipient

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

2003 K. Austin Kerr Prize

Co-recipient

For the best first paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Business History Conference


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

2003 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


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
Supervised by:

2002 Business History Conference Lifetime Achievement Award

For scholars who have contributed in major ways to the field of business history


2002 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


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

2002 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


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

2002 Hagley Prize in Business History

Co-recipient

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

2002 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

2001 Philip Scranton Best Article Prize

Recognizes the author of an article published in Enterprise & Society in the previous year


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Christopher McKenna
Reader in Business History & Strategy, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
"The World's Newest Profession: Management Consulting in the Twentieth Century"
Johns Hopkins University, 2000
Supervised by: Louis Galambos

2001 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

2001 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Marina Moskowitz
Lynn and Gary Mecklenburg Chair in Textiles, Material Culture, and Design, Professor Design Studies Department, University of Wisconsin
"Standard Bearers: Material Culture and Middle-Class Communities at the Turn of the Twentieth Century"
Yale University, 1999
Supervised by: Jean-Christophe Agnew

2000 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Kenneth Lipartito
Professor of History, Florida International University

2000 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


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
Supervised by: Mary Yeager

1999 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

1999 Hagley Prize in Business History

For the best book in business history (broadly defined)


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

1999 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Ross Bassett
North Carolina State University
"New Technology, New People, New Organizations: The Rise of the MOS Transistor, 1945-1975"
Princeton University, 1998
Supervised by: Michael S. Mahoney

1998 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

1998 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Steven Tolliday
University of Leeds
JoAnne Yates
Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1998 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Steven Tolliday
University of Leeds
JoAnne Yates
Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1998 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


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
Supervised by: William Cohen

1997 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

1997 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Regina Lee Blaszczyk
Leadership Chair in the History of Business and Society
"Imagining Consumers: Manufacturers and Markets in Ceramics and Glass, 1865-1965"
University of Delaware, 1995
Supervised by: David A. Hounshell and Anne M. Boylan

1996 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

1996 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

1996 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


William J. Hausman
College of William & Mary

1996 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

1996 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


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
Supervised by: Mansel Blackford, K. Austin Kerr, and William Childs

1995 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

1995 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Rosalind Remer
University of California, Los Angeles
"Building an American Book Trade: Philadelphia Publishing in the New Republic"
University of California, Los Angeles, 1991
Supervised by: Joyce Appleby

1994 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

1994 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Geoffrey Jones
Harvard Business School

1994 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


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
Supervised by: Harry N. Scheiber and Morton Rothstein

1993 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

1993 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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 Herman E. Krooss Prize for Best Dissertation in Business History

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Margaret Levenstein
Michigan Census Research Data Center and Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
"Information Systems and Internal Organization: A Study of the Dow Chemical Company, 1890-1914"
Yale University, 1991
Supervised by: William N. Parker and David F. Weiman

1992 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

1992 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


David A. Hounshell
Carnegie Mellon University

1992 Newcomen Prize

Awarded from 1992 through 2008


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

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


David Sicilia
Henry Kaufman Chair in Financial History and Associate Professor, University of Maryland
"Selling Power: Marketing and Monopoly at Boston Edison, 1886-1926"
Brandeis University
Supervised by: Morton Keller and Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Richard R. John
Columbia University
"Spreading the Word: The Postal System and the Creation of American Society"
Harvard University, 1989
Supervised by: Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., and David Herbert Donald

1990 Harold F. Williamson Prize

For a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to business history


Naomi Lamoreaux
Department of Economics, Yale University

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Helen Shapiro
University of California Washington Center
"State Intervention and Industrialization: The Origins of the Brazilian Automotive Industry"
Yale University, 1988
Supervised by: William N. Parker and Albert Fishlow

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


Sally Clarke
University of Texas at Austin (retired)
"Farmers as Entrepreneurs: Regulation and Innovation in American Agriculture in the Twentieth Century"
Brown University, 1987
Supervised by: Naomi Lamoreaux

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

For the best Ph.D. dissertation in business history completed within past 3 years


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
Supervised by: Louis Galambos