Dean Lung Professor of Chinese Studies Madeleine Zelin has been elected a trustee of the Business History Conference. Trustees are elected for three-year terms and with the elected officers administer the organization. The Business History Conference is a scholarly organization devoted to encouraging all aspects of research, writing, and teaching about business history and about the environment in which businesses operate.
Professor Zelin has been a leader in the field of Chinese economic and business history and in bringing work on Chinese business history to the wider audience of business historians as a teacher and mentor. She is also a longstanding member of the editorial board of the BHC’s journal, Enterprise & Society.