Dimitry Anastakis is the LR Wilson/RJ Currie Chair in Canadian Business History at the Rotman School of Management and in the Department of History at the University of Toronto. A scholar of postwar Canadian business and the economy, Professor Anastakis’s current research projects include finishing a book about the Bricklin SV-1, a car produced in Canada in the 1970s, and embarking on a major research project on postwar Canadian neoliberalism and free trade as part of the DePOT project.

The Wilson/Currie Chair’s mandate is to advance the study of Canadian business history, at Rotman, the University of Toronto, and broadly in Canada and beyond.  Professor Anastakis is Chair of the Canadian Business History Association – l’association canadienne pour l’histoire des affaires (CBHA/ACHA), oversees the Business History Reading Group at the University of Toronto, and is general editor of the Themes in Business and Society series from the University of Toronto Press.

Email: dimitry.anastakis@utoronto.ca

Website: https://www.rotman.utoronto.ca/FacultyAndResearch/Faculty/FacultyBios/Anastakis