Financial history, Public policy and regulation, Consumer Credit, Banking, Legal History, financial regulation
Sean Vanatta is a lecturer in U.S. economic and social history at the University opf Glasgow. He received his Ph.D in history from Princeton in May 2018, and is currently revising his book manuscript, Plastic Capitalism: Credit Cards and the Making of Modern Consumer Finance (Yale University Press, forthcoming). Articles derived from this work have been published in Business History Review (2016) and Enterprise & Society, the former winning the 2016 Henrietta Larson Award for the best article in that journal. He is also the coauthor, with Peter Conti-Brown, of The Bankers Thumb: A History of Bank Supervision in the United States (Princeton University Press, forthcoming).