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.
Barbara Hahn
Associate Professor of History, Texas Tech University
Research Interests: History of technology

Dr. Hahn studies and teaches southern history, agriculture, business and economic history, and especially the history of technology. Her first book explored the interactions between the tobacco industry and tobacco agriculture over several centuries and examined the emergence of the many tobacco...

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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.