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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Doctoral Candidate, University of Toronto
Research Interests: Management theory and history; Leadership; Science and technology studies; History of science; Marketing history; Consumer culture; Organizational Behavior;
Kira Lussier is a fourth-year doctoral candidate in the history of science at the University of Toronto. Her research interests lie at the intersection of histories of science, psychology, and business. Her dissertation examines the history of psychological techniques in American corporations...(read more)