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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Director of the Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society at Hagley Museum and Library
Research Interests: Food, Labor, religion, Technology, regulation, Consumer Culture
Roger Horowitz has written widely on production, consumption, unionism, and business history in American food industries, especially meatpacking. Currently he is writing KOSHER USA: A journey through its history, under contact with Columbia University Press.