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.
Dr. Laurence B. Mussio
Asst. Prof, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Research Interests: Financial Institutions, Banking, Insurance, Reputation, regulation, Technology

Dr. Mussio is a business historian based in Toronto, Canada specializing in the history of financial institutions, reputation and communication regulation in the North Atlantic world (19thC to present). His current projects include a scholarly history of Bank of Montreal, Canada's first bank, to...

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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.