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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Web Editor, Business History Conference
Research Interests: Historical editing, digital scholarship
Pat Denault is the Web Editor for the Business History Conference, a position she's held since she produced the organization's first website in the 1990s. She served as coordinating editor for the BHC's print journal, Enterprise & Society, from 2000 through 2003. She continues as...(read more)