History of Capitalism

Wall Street, New York, New York, circa 1917. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. LC-USZ62-96872

Wall Street, New York, New York, circa 1917. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. LC-USZ62-96872

The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program, a speakers bureau devoted to American history, features more than 30 historians who study and speak about the history of capitalism.

To schedule a lecture or to request more information, contact the lectureship program coordinator.

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Gar Alperovitz

Gar Alperovitz
The Democracy Collaborative and University of Maryland College Park (Emeritus)

Annette Atkins

Annette Atkins
Saint John's University and the College of Saint Benedict (Emeritus)

Edward E. Baptist

Edward E. Baptist
Cornell University

Sven Beckert

Sven Beckert
Harvard University

Catherine A. Brekus

Catherine A. Brekus
Harvard University

Angus R. Burgin

Angus R. Burgin
Johns Hopkins University

Ballard C. Campbell

Ballard C. Campbell
Northeastern University (Emeritus)

Dorothy Sue Cobble

Dorothy Sue Cobble
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Peter A. Coclanis

Peter A. Coclanis
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

N. D. B. Connolly

N. D. B. Connolly
Johns Hopkins University
 Has Video Presentation

Jefferson Cowie

Jefferson Cowie
Vanderbilt University

Jennifer Delton

Jennifer Delton
Skidmore College

Tracey Deutsch

Tracey Deutsch
University of Minnesota

Nan Enstad

Nan Enstad
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Donald L. Fixico

Donald L. Fixico
Arizona State University

Lacy K. Ford

Lacy K. Ford
University of South Carolina

Steve Fraser

Steve Fraser
Independent historian

Marisa J. Fuentes

Marisa J. Fuentes *
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Matt Garcia

Matt Garcia
Dartmouth College

Malick W. Ghachem

Malick W. Ghachem *
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of Maine

Lawrence B. Glickman

Lawrence B. Glickman
Cornell University

Julie Greene

Julie Greene
University of Maryland, College Park

Shane Hamilton

Shane Hamilton
University of York

Sharon Harley

Sharon Harley
University of Maryland, College Park

Ellen Hartigan-O

Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor
University of California, Davis

Kristin Hoganson

Kristin Hoganson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Madeline Y. Hsu

Madeline Y. Hsu
University of Texas at Austin

Louis Hyman

Louis Hyman
Cornell University and Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Walter Johnson

Walter Johnson
Harvard University
 Has Audio Presentation

Andrew W. Kahrl

Andrew W. Kahrl
University of Virginia

Daniel R. Kerr

Daniel R. Kerr *
American University

Kevin M. Kruse

Kevin M. Kruse
Princeton University

Jackson Lears

Jackson Lears
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Jessica M. Lepler

Jessica M. Lepler
University of New Hampshire

Jonathan Levy

Jonathan Levy
University of Chicago

Walter M. Licht

Walter M. Licht
University of Pennsylvania

Nelson Lichtenstein

Nelson Lichtenstein
University of California, Santa Barbara
 Has Video Presentation

James Livingston

James Livingston
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Ajay K. Mehrotra

Ajay K. Mehrotra
American Bar Foundation and Northwestern University School of Law and History Department

Stephen A. Mihm

Stephen A. Mihm
University of Georgia

Maria E. Montoya

Maria E. Montoya
New York University and New York University Shanghai

Bethany Moreton

Bethany Moreton
Dartmouth College
 Has Video Presentation

Donna Murch

Donna Murch
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Andrew Needham

Andrew Needham
New York University

Scott Reynolds Nelson

Scott Reynolds Nelson
University of Georgia

Alice O

Alice O'Connor
University of California, Santa Barbara

Margaret O

Margaret O'Mara
University of Washington

Julia Ott

Julia Ott
New School for Social Research

Susie J. Pak

Susie J. Pak
St. John's University

Paula Petrik

Paula Petrik
George Mason University (Emeritus)

Kim Phillips-Fein

Kim Phillips-Fein
New York University

Tyler Priest

Tyler Priest *
University of Iowa

Seth Rockman

Seth Rockman
Brown University

Adam Rome

Adam Rome
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
 Has Video Presentation

Joshua Rothman

Joshua Rothman
University of Alabama

Scott A. Sandage

Scott A. Sandage
Carnegie Mellon University

Beryl E. Satter

Beryl E. Satter
Rutgers University-Newark

Jennifer Scanlon

Jennifer Scanlon
Bowdoin College

Carole Shammas

Carole Shammas
University of Southern California (Emeritus)

Bryant Simon

Bryant Simon
Temple University

Amy Dru Stanley

Amy Dru Stanley
University of Chicago

Steven Stoll

Steven Stoll
Fordham University
 Has Video Presentation

Susan Strasser

Susan Strasser
University of Delaware (Emeritus)

Phil Tiemeyer

Phil Tiemeyer
Kansas State University

Lara Vapnek

Lara Vapnek
St. John's University

Juliet E. K. Walker

Juliet E. K. Walker
University of Texas at Austin

Shane White

Shane White
University of Sydney

Victoria Saker Woeste

Victoria Saker Woeste
American Bar Foundation

Michael Zakim

Michael Zakim
Tel Aviv University

Andrew Zimmerman

Andrew Zimmerman
George Washington University