Professor Lipartito’s areas of specialization are economic and business history and the history of technology. Most of his research has been on the history of the United States in the 20th century, although he also engages in comparative work on Europe and maintains a strong interest in the Atlantic world. His work covers business history, the history of the global economy, political economy, the history of technology, as well as Atlantic civilization and twentieth century America.
In a deposition taken on 04/04/2012 Lipartito stated that:
“Q. None of your university service is tobacco-related?
 Deposition of Kenneth Lipartito, PhD, April 4, 2012, in Engle Progeny cases; Pertains to Carolyn Hiott, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Kenneth Hiott; Volume 1. LTDL. Bates Number: LIPARTITOK20120404. http://legacy.library.ucsf.edu/tid/zev20j00. Accessed 31 Oct 2014. Q= Janine Pollack attorney for the plaintiff, A= Kenneth Lipartito expert witness for the defendants.