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Business Historians at Business Schools


Prateek Raj, PhD Candidate, University College London

Prateek Raj studies the different ways in which people organise to do business under varying cultural, institutional and technological conditions.

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Michael Weatherburn, Imperial College London


Christopher Hesler, Ohio State University
Richard Hoffman, Professor of Management, Salisbury University
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Albert N. Greco, Fordham University


Ida Lunde Jørgensen, Assistant Professor, PhD, Copenhagen Business School

Ida Lunde Jorgensen is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Business History at Copenhagen Business School.

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Daniel Rust, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Superior

I earned my PhD in History (specializing in Transportation History) at the University of Idaho under the direction of Dr. Carlos A. Schwantes, and served as the assistant director of the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis from 2003-2016.

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Nicolaas Tjaart Strydom, Research assistant and PhD candidate, University of Johannesburg
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Rolv Petter Amdam, Professor. BI Norwegian Business School

Amdam is Professor of Business History at BI Norwegian Business School and was in 2015 (fall) The Alfred D. Chandler International Visiting Scholar in Business History at Harvard Business School.  He earned his Ph.D.

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Alejandro E. Caceres, Lecturer of Economics and Enterprise (Venezuelan Business History) / Latin American Economic Development (Economic History) / Strategy and Structure

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Michela Giorcelli, Ph.D. Candidate

Michela Giorcelli is a Ph.D.

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Leon C. Prieto, Assistant Professor of Management

Leon C. Prieto is an Assistant Professor of Management in Clayton State University’s College of Business, where his teaching focuses on HR/OB, Entrepreneurship and other management related topics.

David Raley, Assistant Professor of History


Tao Wang, Assistant Professor


Scott E. Randolph, Assistant Professor of Business History and Applied Ethics, University of Redlands, Department of Business Administration
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Stephen B. Adams, Franklin P. Perdue School of Business, Salisbury University

My current research is on the development of high-tech regions, with particular attention to the role of the academic anchor and the significance and timing of entrepreneurship in that development.

Tony Arnold, School of Management, University of Leicester, emeritus
Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Professor of Business History and Bank Management

Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo read economics (at ITAM, Mexico and Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain), history (Oxford) and has a doctorate in business administration (Manchester Business School). He has been studying financial markets and institutions since 1988.

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Marcelo Bucheli, College of Business and Department of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Tom Buckley, University of Birmingham
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Ludovic Cailluet, Professor of strategy and business history
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Benedita Câmara, Department of Management and Economy, University of Madeira, Portugal
Forrest Capie, Cass Business School, City University of London, emeritus
Albert Carreras, Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Mark Casson, Henley Business School, University of Reading
Peter Conti-Brown, Assistant Professor, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Peter Conti-Brown is an assistant professor of legal studies and business ethics at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Teresa da Silva Lopes, York Management School
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Carlos Davila, Professor Emeritus
Stephanie Decker, Aston Business School
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Hugo van Driel, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Bernardita Escobar, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universidad Talca
Walter Friedman, Harvard Business School
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Valeria Giacomin, Newcomen Fellow, Harvard Business School

Valeria Giacomin is currently Postdoctoral Newcomen Fellow at Harvard Business School. Valeria obtained her PhD from CBS in November 2016 with a paper-based thesis on the evolution of the palm oil cluster in Malaysia and Indonesia between 1890 and 1970.

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Eric Godelier, Professor of Management, Corporate History and Business Anthropology, Ecole Polytechnique


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Andrew C. Godley, University of Reading
Margaret B.W. Graham, Associate Professor of Strategy and Organization, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Dr. Margaret B.W. Graham has been a professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University since 2000. She was a founding director of the Winthrop Group Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Shane Hamilton, The York Management School, University of York

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.

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Lars Heide, Copenhagen Business School
Susan Helper, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western University
David M. Higgins, York Management School
Martin Jes Iversen, Copenhagen Business School
Geoffrey Jones, Harvard Business School
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Abe de Jong, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
Miriam Kaminishi, Assistant professor, School of Business, Macau University of Science and Technology
Yongdo Kim, Professor, Hosei University
Matthias Kipping, Schulich School of Business, York University
David Kirsch, University of Maryland
Chris Kobrak, Escp Europe and Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Mitch Larson, Senior Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire, UK
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Josephine Malby, York Management School
Joseph Malherek, George Washingon University
Joe Martin, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Noel Maurer, Harvard Business School
Christopher McKenna, Reader in Business History & Strategy, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
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Craig M. McMahon, PhD candidate in economic history, University of Cambridge

Craig M. McMahon is a PhD candidate in economic history at the University of Cambridge. Craig specializes in financial, economic and business history.

Rory M. Miller, University of Liverpool
Peter Miskell, Henley Business School, University of Reading
Martin Monsalve, Universidad del Pacifico
Aldo Musacchio, Harvard Business School
Ellen Mølgaard, Copenhagen Business School
Tom Nicholas, Harvard Business School
Andrew Popp, University of Liverpool Management School

I am Professor of Business at University of Liverpool Management School, where I have worked since 2007. I am an historian of British business with my research largely focussing on the C19th.

Joseph Pratt, Bauer College of Business/History Department, University of Houston
Gary J. Previts, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western University
Daniel Raff, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Alfred Reckendrees, Copenhagen Business School
Peter Scott, Henley Business School, University of Reading
George D. Smith, Stern School of Business, New York University
Anna Spadavecchia, University of Reading
Howard Stanger, Canisius College
Richard Sylla, Stern School of Business, New York University
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Kevin Tennent, York Management School
Daniel Wadhwani, Eberhardt School of Business, University of the Pacific
John Wilson, Newcastle University Business School
JoAnne Yates, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

JoAnne Yates is the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management and a Professor of Managerial Communication and Work and Organization Studies at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

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