Annual Meeting Program

This online meeting will be held in the Hopin virtual conferencing system. Click here to access the platform: Presenters in the Online Showcase sessions will be able to upload presentations which can be viewed at any time during the conference. Online networking tools will also be available, including text and video chat sessions.

All times listed are in Eastern Standard Time (UTC - 5).

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Multiday Events

Thursday, March 11th, 11:00am - Saturday, March 13th, 7:00pm

Online Showcases

Hopin Showcase Booths
Marc Adam, Forum for a New Economy
"Liquidating Bankers' Acceptances: International Crisis, Doctrinal Conflict and American Exceptionalism in the Federal Reserve 1913-1932" [View Abstract]
Araceli Almaraz, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte
"Empresas y empresarios en el sector agroindustrial de Baja California: circuitos comerciales y sucesiones" [View Abstract]
Adoración Álvaro-Moya, Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF)
"Contextualizing Organizational Imprinting. The Case of Spanish Engineering Consulting firms" [View Abstract]
Rolv Petter Amdam, BI Norwegian Business School
"The Growth of US Multinational Enterprises and the Birth of International Business as an Academic Discipline" [View Abstract]
Débora Ascencio, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA)
"Desde los orígenes hacia el auge. Reconstrucción historiográfica de las empresas públicas argentinas antes del ciclo privatizador (1800-1975)" [View Abstract]
Kyle Barnett, Bellarmine University
"Convergence Cultures in the U.S. Recording Industry, 1925-1935" [View Abstract]
Gavin Benke, Boston University
"Multinational Corporations and Post-national Thinking in the 1970s" [View Abstract]
Timothy Blanton, University of Florida
"Bucket Shops and Business Progressivism" [View Abstract]
Bram Bouwens, Utrecht University and Eric Godelier, École Polytechnique
"Cross Border Alliances: An Opportunity or a Guarantee of Failure in Normal Business Life and Crisis? The Cases of Air France-KLM and Renault-Nissan Technology" [View Abstract]
Mary Bridges, Yale University
"Bankers’ Acceptances and Foreign Credit Information" [View Abstract]
Glenn Bugos, Moment LLC
"Bigness in Silicon Valley" [View Abstract]
Bárbara Burton, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Centro de Estudios CITECDE and Magdalena Garmendia, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), IHUCSO-Litoral
"“Sean eternos los emprendedores”: disputas en las narrativas históricas sobre el proceso de legitimación del paradigma emprendedor en Argentina (1980-2020) " [View Abstract]
Andrew Busch, Coastal Carolina University
"Turning to Texas: An Alternative Perspective on Business and Government in the 1970s" [View Abstract]
Gloria Calhoun, Georgia Institute of Technology
"Entrepreneurs and Technological Change: Inventing Underground Infrastructure (1871-1910)" [View Abstract]
Aida Calvo, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
"Entre cuentas y rankings: intersecciones entre la historia empresarial y la historia contable durante el proceso de apertura económica en Colombia. " [View Abstract]
Yeniffer Camargo , Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas
"El tejido productivo empresarial del Bajío: consolidación de industrias agroalimentarias y de inputs agropecuarios" [View Abstract]
Mark Carlson, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
"Domestic and International Crises in the Early 1930s and Their Effects on Conditions in New York City Money Markets and in the Market for Us Treasury Bonds" [View Abstract]
Leonardo Caruana, Universidad de Granada
"Publicaciones Recientes en Historia de la Empresa" [View Abstract]
Jiakai Jeremy Chua, University of Southern California
"Defying the Gravity of ‘Dominant Parent’ Sino-Foreign JVs: Nationalist Leadership and Control of Eurasia Aviation Corporation, 1931-1943" [View Abstract]
Joao Rafael Cunha, University of St Andrews
"The Financial Regulatory Cycle" [View Abstract]
Eric Daniels, SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology
"Design Thinking and the Business of Disruption" [View Abstract]
Simone Fari, Universidad de Granada
"Conceptualising Entrepreneur in the Fourth Industrial Revolution" [View Abstract]
Dylan Gottlieb, Princeton University
"Takeover: Finance and Proletarianization at Wall Street Law Firms" [View Abstract]
Rachel Gross, University of Colorado, Denver
"Bringing the Outdoor Experience Indoors" [View Abstract]
Carlos Abel Gutierrez, Universidad Nacional de Misiones
"El Boom de la Obra Pública en Misiones en los 2000’s: estrategia política y cambio estructural " [View Abstract]
Keith Harris, Purdue University
"“We must make known our case at Washington”: Trade, Tariffs, and Protective Liberalism, 1816-1820" [View Abstract]
Martin Johnson, University of North Carolina
"Letting Dynamite Do It: Du Pont’s Motion Pictures, 1910-1930" [View Abstract]
Harilaos Kitsikopoulos, New York University (retired) and Unbound Prometheus Program
"Comparative Costs of Leading British Steam Models in Relation to Water Power, 1800-70" [View Abstract]
Rob Konkel, Princeton University
"Caught in Webs of Credit: Corporations and Resource Interdependence after the First World War" [View Abstract]
Peter Labuza, University of Southern California
"Hard, Fast, and Capital: Ida Lupino and The Art-Business Divide of 1950s Hollywood" [View Abstract]
Dan Levinson Wilk, SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology
"Performing the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire" [View Abstract]
Alan Loeb, Alan P. Loeb & Associates
"The Use of Business History in Solving Climate Change" [View Abstract]
Chris Madsen, Canadian Forces College
"Shifting Integration from British to American Predominance in Canadian Munitions Production”" [View Abstract]
Bashar Malkawi, University of Arizona
"Sustainability and Trade: The EU Green Deal and Future Business" [View Abstract]
Juan Manuel Matés-Barco, Universidad de Jaén
"Publicaciones Recientes en Historia de la Empresa" [View Abstract]
Rachel Miller, College of Idaho
"Mass Culture Before Adorno: The US Theater Industry in the 1870s" [View Abstract]
Susan Ohmer, University of Notre Dame
"Constructing Production: The Walt Disney Studio’s Move to Burbank in 1940" [View Abstract]
Juanjuan Peng, Georgia Southern University
"Tecno Mobile in Africa: The Adventure of a Private Chinese Phone Manufacturer" [View Abstract]
Charles Petersen, Cornell University
"Employee Stock Options and the Origins of Neoliberalism" [View Abstract]
Daniela Pirani, University of Liverpool
"How Biscuits Became Italian: The Fleeting Nature of Country of Origin Effect" [View Abstract]
Richard Popp, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
"A Businessman’s Holiday: The Time Newstour and the Forging of a Multinational Mindset" [View Abstract]
Kyunghee Pyun, SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology
"Teaching Business History in Art Collecting: Industrialists of Fossil Fuels and Big Pharma" [View Abstract]
Kenneth Reilly, University of Western Ontario
"From Green Menace To Green Moneymaker: The Sakae Bio Inc. Kudzu Factory, 1990-1999" [View Abstract]
Mark Straver, Erasmus University Rotterdam
"Navigating between changing market conditions and rigid resources: Dutch shipbuilding companies’ strategies during the rise of Japanese competition, 1950-1983" [View Abstract]
Jesse Tarbert, Independent Scholar
"American Capitalism, American Government: The Business Roots of the Modern Administrative State" [View Abstract]
Karen Trivette, SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology
"Voices of Fashion Industry Decision-makers: The Oral History Program at the Fashion Institute of Technology-State University of New York" [View Abstract]
Maki Umemura, Cardiff University
"Paradox Adoption of Medical Technology? Reshaping Fertility in Japan, 1983-2018" [View Abstract]
María José Vargas-Machuca, Universidad de Jaén
"Publicaciones Recientes en Historia de la Empresa" [View Abstract]
Grietjie Verhoef, University of Johannesburg
"Fashion and Entrepreneur: Developing Home-Grown Fashion Retailing in South Africa, the case of Edgars Stores" [View Abstract]
Ramiro Villasana, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas
"Nuevos aportes a la historia empresarial en México: inversionistas, agroindustria y sucesiones" [View Abstract]
Natalya Vinokurova, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
"Leaping Forward and Bridging Back: Understanding Cognitively Distant Opportunities" [View Abstract]
Jiemin Tina Wei, Harvard University
"Amazon Mechanical Turk: Methodological Innovation in an Evolving Labor Market" [View Abstract]
Johnathan Williams, Boston University
"A Green Compromise: Target and the EPA in the 1990s" [View Abstract]
Luca Zan, University of Bologna and Bulent Ari, Istanbul University
"Shipbuilding & Early Forms of Modern Management. Comparing Venice & The Ottomans after Lepanto (1571)" [View Abstract]
Luca Zan, University of Bologna and Qingmei Xue, Nanjing University
"The Chinese Accounting Profession in the People’s Republic. A Preliminary Understanding from an Oral History Perspective " [View Abstract]

Friday, March 12th

Chat Facilities, 9:00am - 6:00pm

Hopin Chatroom

Concurrent Sessions 3, 9:00am - 10:15am

Session a: Money and Politics in Early America
Hopin Session 3a
Chair: Sharon Murphy, Providence College
Discussant: Sharon Murphy, Providence College
Katie Moore, University of California, Santa Barbara
"'Like the Fish in the Sea, the Greater Will Devour the Less': Money, Banking, and the Fear of Monopolies in Early America" [View Abstract]
Jonah Estess, American University
"New Money: The American Revolution and the National Origins of the Politicization of Money, 1775-1857" [View Abstract]
Christina Carrick, Boston University
"The Benefits of Banishment: The Lasting Influence of Loyalist Merchant Networks on the Early American Republic" [View Abstract]

Session b: Notes on Monetary Governance in Nineteenth Century America
Hopin Session 3b
Chair: Susie Pak, St. Johns University
Discussant: Susie Pak, St. Johns University
Ann Daly, Brown University
"The Independent Treasury, William M. Gouge, and Federal Currency Reform in the Antebellum US" [View Abstract]
David Thomson, Sacred Heart University
"‘He [Chase] thinks there is a fourth person in the Trinity’: Salmon Chase and the Civil War Treasury" [View Abstract]
Sean Vanatta, University of Glasgow
"The Comptroller of the Currency and the Moral Vision for American Bureaucratic Governance" [View Abstract]

Session c: The Politics of Individualized Risk Management
Hopin Session 3c
Chair: Caley Horan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rachel Bunker, New York University
"Making and Managing War Risk: The War-Risk Insurance Bureau and Insuring Soldiers’ Lives During the First World War" [View Abstract]
Benjamin Wiggins, University of Minnesota
"Tracing the Ideology of Racialized Risk Management in the United States" [View Abstract]
Allison Schwartz, University of Minnesota
"Fatal Attraction: The Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Interminable Link Between Gender, Debt, and Risk" [View Abstract]
Elizabeth Tandy Shermer, Loyola University Chicago
"Social Welfare or Risk Management? Reconsidering US Federal Student Loan and Social Welfare Policies" [View Abstract]
Shane Hamilton, University of York
"Technologies of Risk Management in Modern Agribusiness" [View Abstract]

Session d: U.S.-China Collaboration, 1800-2000
Hopin Session 3d
Chair: Shuang Frost, University of Southern California
Dan Du , University of North Carolina, Charlotte
"Black Gold and White Gold: Weaving a Global Network through the Chinese-American Tea Trade, 1815-1842" [View Abstract]
Dael Norwood, University of Delaware
"An Exclusive Traffic: The Failed Collaboration Between Olyphant & Co., the United States, and the Republic of Peru in the Business of Human Trafficking in the First Era of Globalization" [View Abstract]
Zhaojin Zeng, Duke Kunshan University
"Beijing Jeep, Tsingtao Beer: Entrepreneurship, Networks, and the Re-making of the US-China Economic Relations in the 1980s" [View Abstract]
Peter Hamilton, Trinity College Dublin
"From College Station to Shanghai: Mu Xiangyue and the Introduction of Taylorism in China" [View Abstract]

Concurrent Sessions 4, 10:30am - 11:45am

Session a: Organization in Agriculture
Hopin Session 4a
Chair: Araceli Almaraz, Colegio de la Frontera Norte
Gustavo Concari, Universidad Católica del Uruguay and Carolina Greising, Universidad Católica del Uruguay
"Historia y Aportes de la Unión económica del Uruguay (1911-1941)" [View Abstract]
Noah Bender, University of California, Berkeley
"The Politics of Emigration in Imperial Germany; or, How German Agrarians Conspired to Halt the Transatlantic Migration, 1873-1914" [View Abstract]
Daniel Gresham, St. Mary's College
"Breaking the Supply Chain: How Cattlemen and Packers Cooperated to wipe out Middlemen after World War I" [View Abstract]

Session b: Monetary Systems
Hopin Session 4b
Chair: Gail Triner, Rutgers University
Israel Cedillo Lazcano, Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP)
"The Creation of Inside Money within the Aztec Empire" [View Abstract]
Christian P. Naranjo Navas, Universidad Nacional de Chimborazo
"Revisiting the Beginnings of the Central Banking in Ecuador" [View Abstract]

Session c: Competition, Cartels, and Monopolies
Hopin Session 4c
Chair: Richard John, Columbia University in the City of New York
Discussant: Laura Phillips Sawyer, University of Georgia
Ghassan Moazzin, University of Hong Kong
"Hu Xiyuan, Oppel Lamp Manufacturers Ltd. and Sino-Foreign Competition in the Electric Lamp Industry in China, 1921–1937" [View Abstract]
Liane Hewitt, Princeton University
"Private Planning: The International Chamber of Commerce’s Promotion of International Cartels and 'Industrial Self-Government' in Between the Wars, 1919-39" [View Abstract]
Frank van der Linden, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
"United Aircraft and Transport Corporation: The Brief Rise and Fall of a Near Perfect Monopoly" [View Abstract]

Session d: Ethics and Morality and the Making of Business
Hopin Session 4d
Chair: Sean Adams, University of Florida
Nicole de Silva, University of California, Santa Barbara
"'Housewives Imagine a New World': The International Cooperative Women’s Guild's Conceptions of Ethical Commerce, 1921-1924" [View Abstract]
James Spencer Tompkins, The New School
"From Regulating Markets to Managing Individuals: The Diebold Group’s Planning for Change" [View Abstract]
Julio Cesar Zuluaga, Universidad Javeriana
"Strategic Philanthropy and Family Business: The Construction of Corporate Social Responsibility in Manuelita, 1920-1950" [View Abstract]

Krooss Dissertation Plenary, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Hopin Plenary Stage

Chair: Heidi Tworek, University of British Columbia

Mary Bridges, 'Branching Out: Banking, Credit, and the Globalizing US Economy, 1900s-1930s' (Ph.D. History, Vanderbilt University)

Dylan Gottlieb, 'Yuppies: Young Urban Professions and the Making of Postindustrial New York' (Ph.D. History, Princeton University)

Joshua Hollands, 'Work and Sexuality in the Sunbelt: Homophobic Workplace Discrimination in the US South and Southwest, 1970 to the Present' (Ph.D. History, University College London)

Peter Labuza, 'When a Handshake Meant Something: Lawyers, Deal-Making, and the Emergence of a New Hollywood' (Ph.D. Cinema and Media Studies, University of Southern California)

Ashton Merck, 'The Fox Guarding the Henhouse: Coregulation and Consumer Protection in Food Safety, 1946-2002' (Ph.D. History, Duke University)

Early Career Networking Session, 3:45pm - 6:00pm

Hopin Networking Area