In the second half of the twentieth century, Americans increasingly deployed concepts of
reform and revolution to understand transformations in the national and global economy and to urge business leaders and policymakers to pursue particular strategies in response to economic change. This panel explores the origins, proliferation, and often unintended consequences of business-sector “reform” in an era of political-economic “revolution.”
Join a diverse group of historians in discussion! Panelists include Erik Baker (Harvard University), Kwelina Thompson (Cornell University), Sean Delehanty (The Johns Hopkins University), Nicholas Foster (University of Chicago), and Quinn Slobodian (Wellesley College).