Shane Hamilton

Shane Hamilton

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Shane Hamilton is a lecturer in international business and strategy at the University of York; he was previously an associate professor of history at the University of Georgia. His research explores historical and contemporary policy issues in agribusiness, food, and risk management. He is the author of the forthcoming book, "Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race," and Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy (2008), winner of the Theodore Saloutos Memorial Award for best book from the Agricultural History Society. With Sarah Phillips, he is also coauthor of The Kitchen Debate and Cold War Consumer Politics: A Brief History with Documents (2014).

Lectures

  • The Cold War Farms Race
  • Serve Yourself: Consumers, Corporations, and Sovereignty in the Modern Food System
  • The Significance of the Family Farm in American History