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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The York Management School, University of York
Research Interests: Transportation, Agriculture, risk, Insurance, Capitalism, Technology, Supermarkets, Labor, Agribusiness
Shane Hamilton joined the York Management School in 2016, having previously held a post at the University of Georgia. His first book, Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy (Princeton, 2008) won the 2009 Theodore Saloutos Award for Best Book in Agricultural History. He...(read more)