Janice Traflet

Janice Traflet

Janice Traflet

Janice Traflet is an Associate Professor in the Freeman College of Management at Bucknell University. In her research, Traflet explores many facets of Wall Street history, focusing especially on how ordinary citizens have interacted with the securities markets over time.  She also delves into the history of women investing in equities and pioneering women shareholder activists. Her first book, published in 2013 by Johns Hopkins University Press, was A Nation of Small Shareholders: Marketing Wall Street After World War II.  Traflet is a member of the editorial board of Essays in Economic and Business History. Her work has appeared in numerous journals, such as Journal of Business Ethics, Business History, Journal of Cultural Economy and Essays in Economic and Business History. She currently is working on her second book, this one on legendary corporate gadfly Wilma Soss, which she is co-authoring with Robert E. Wright. She has served on the Financial History editorial board since 2019.