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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Professor of History, Florida International University
Research Interests: Innovation, Technology, business culture, political economy and social responsibility.
Kenneth Lipartito received is PhD in history from the Johns Hopkins University and has held academic positions at Middlebury College, Rice University, and the University of Houston. A specialist in business and economic history and the history of technology, in 1991 he was...(read more)