In recent years, the Business History Conference has sprouted several interest groups that have coalesced around perceived needs. The first two, "Women in Business History" and "Business Historians at Business Schools," meet informally over lunch at the annual meeting to discuss issues in the profession and to network. The "Emerging Scholars" group began informally, but its leadership now constitutes one of the BHC standing committees.
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Emeritus Professor of History, The Ohio State University
Research Interests: Firms, Fishing
Mansel G. Blackford; B.A., Stanford University, 1966; M.A., University of Washington, 1967; Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1972.
Professor Blackford is a specialist in business history whose current work deals with the history of the business firm and its relationship to...(read more)