Sean H. Vanatta
Sean Vanatta is a lecturer in Princeton University’s Writing Program, where he teaches interdisciplinary research and writing seminars on entrepreneurship and credit markets. He received his Ph.D in form the History Department in May 2018, and is currently revising his book manuscript, Plastic Capitalism: Credit Cards and the Making of Modern Consumer Finance (Yale University Press, forthcoming). Articles derived from this work have been published in Business History Review (2016) and Enterprise & Society (2018), the former winning the 2016 Henrietta Larson Award for the best article in that journal. He is also the coauthor, with Peter Conti-Brown, of The Bankers Thumb: The Institutional and Evolutionary History of Bank Supervision in the United States (Harvard University Press, forthcoming).