Sean H. Vanatta
Sean Vanatta is lecturer in U.S. Economic and Social History at the University of Glasgow. He received his PhD in from the History Department in May 2018. He is also the author, with Randall Todd Pippenger, of the official history of the Department's Davis Seminar, Let’s Have at It: The Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical Studies at Fifty. Sean has published articles in Business History Review, Enterprise & Society, and Capitalism: A Journal of History and Economics. He is currently revising his book manuscript, Plastic Capitalism: Credit Cards and the Making of Modern Consumer Finance (Yale University Press, forthcoming). He is also the coauthor, with Peter Conti-Brown, of The Bankers Thumb: A History of Bank Supervision in the United States (Princeton University Press, forthcoming).