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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Associate Professor of History, University of Georgia
Research Interests: Transportation, Agriculture, Capitalism, Technology, Supermarkets, Labor, Agribusiness
Shane Hamilton's 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 serves as Associate Editor for the journal Enterprise & Society, and has published articles...(read more)