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. He serves as Associate Editor for the journal Enterprise & Society, and has published articles and reviews in Agricultural History, Business History Review, Enterprise & Society, Reviews in American History, and Technology and Culture. He is currently working on a book project entitled "Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race," which has been funded by a National Science Foundation Scholar's Award. The History News Network selected him in 2008 as a "Top Young Historian."

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Offices Held

Trustee (2013 to 2016)


Associate Editor of Enterprise & Society (2015 to 2021)
Web Administrator (2015 to 2020)

Committee Service

Electronic Media Oversight Committee (2013 to 2016) (chair 2015 to 2016)
Krooss Dissertation Prize Committee (2010 to 2013) (chair 2011 to 2012)
AHA-OAH Liaison Committee (2008 to 2010)
Program Committee (2009 to 2010)

Interest Group Membership