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Shane Hamilton
Reader in Strategy, Management and Society.



Shane Hamilton is Reader in Strategy, Management and Society at the University of York. He is the author of Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race (Yale, 2018) and award-winning Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy (Princeton, 2008). He is associate editor of Enterprise & Society, co-editor of American Business, Politics, and Society (University of Pennsylvania Press). He has served as the President of the Agricultural History Society and as a Trustee and Web Administrator for the Business History Conference. Shane has published articles on food and agribusiness in Technology & Culture, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, History of Retailing and Consumption, Enterprise & Society, Business History Review, Business History, and Agricultural History.

Departmental roles

Deputy Associate Dean of School for Research and Impact



My research focuses on the historical political economy of agribusiness. My research interests include business history, entrepreneurship, strategy, technological innovation and maintenance, regulation, international business, agrifood and environmental sustainability, technology and organizational change, and risk management. 



I teach modules in strategy, management and society and business humanities and ethics. I have extensive experience mentoring undergraduate and postgraduate researchers.


Full publications list

Google Profile
York PURE Database


School for Business and Society
University of York
Church Lane Building
York Science Park
York YO10 5ZF

Telephone: +44 (0) 1904 325305
Room: CL/A/145

Subject Group

Work Management and Organisation

Feedback & Support hours

11am-12pm Mondays (via Zoom)
1pm-2pm Tuesdays (in person)