From the Expertise Database

Our members are here to help journalists and other non-specialists deliver authoritative, nuanced understandings of the ways in which businesses have operated in their wider social, political, economic, and cultural worlds.
Travis E. Ross
Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher
Research Interests: Knowledge and capitalism, publishing, Higher Education

I study the intertwined histories of knowledge and capitalism in the long nineteenth century, focusing especially on the alternative economies of knowledge production in the era of academic professionalization.

I am currently researching at the Beinecke Library under the auspices of the...

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Interest Groups of the BHC

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.