From the Expertise Database

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Robert Wright
Nef Family Chair of Political Economy, Augustana College SD
Research Interests: Financial history, Public policy and regulation, Slavery (then and now)

Robert E. Wright has been the Nef Family Chair of Politicaly Economy at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota since 2009. He is the (co)author or co(editor) of over 20 major scholarly books and is the editor of Cambridge University Press's monograph series "Slavery Since Emancipation...

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.