OAH Distinguished Lecturer Profile

Shane Hamilton

Portrait of Shane Hamilton

Shane Hamilton is senior lecturer in 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 2018 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).

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