Chestertown, MD, February 25, 2004 — The Washington College Department of History's annual Guy F. Goodfellow Memorial Lecture welcomes Louis Galambos, professor of history at Johns Hopkins University, speaking on “The Global Workplace in Historical Perspective,” Wednesday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the College's Hynson Lounge. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.
Dr. Louis Galambos serves as professor of economic and business history at Johns Hopkins University and is the editor of The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower. He has taught at Rice University, Rutgers University and Yale University, and has served as President of the Business History Conference and the Economic History Association. A former editor of The Journal of Economic History, he has written extensively on U.S. business history, on business-government relations, on the economic aspects of modern institutional development in America, and on the rise of the bureaucratic state, giving him a long and deep historical perspective on the phenomenon of economic globalization. His books includeCompetition and Cooperation: The Emergence of a Modern Trade Association, The Public Image of Big Business in America, 1880-1940, America at Middle Age, The Rise of the Corporate Commonwealth and Anytime, Anywhere: Entrepreneurship and the Creation of a Wireless World. Galambos is president and a principal of the Business History Group, a consulting organization, and has been an historical consultant to Merck & Co., Inc., Pacific Telesis Group, AT&T, and the World Bank Group. In addition to editing The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower, he has edited (with Robert Gallman) the Cambridge University Press series Studies in Economic History and Policy: The United States in the Twentieth Centuryand is currently co-editor (with Geoffrey Jones) of the Cambridge Studies in the Emergence of Global Enterprise.
The Guy F. Goodfellow Memorial Lecture Series was established in 1989 to honor the memory of the late history professor who had taught at Washington College for 30 years. The intent of the endowed lecture series is to bring a distinguished historian to campus each year to lecture and to spend time with students in emulation of Dr. Goodfellow's vibrant teaching style.
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