Charles Geisst, PHD

Charles Geisst, PHD

Professor

Department : Economics - Finance

Email : charles.geisst@manhattan.edu

Phone : 718-862-7242

Office : DLS 501

Education

PHD, London School of Economics
MA, The New School
BA, University of Richmond

Publications & Professional Activities

  • Editor, Encyclopedia of American Business History. Facts on File, 2005.
  • Undue Influence: How the Wall Street Elite Put the Financial System at Risk.  Wiley, 2004.
  • Reminiscences of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefevre.  Wiley, 2004.
  • Chinese Translation, Wheels of Fortune, Beijing, 2004.
  • Russian translation, Wall Street: A History, Moscow, 2004.
  • Wall Street: A History.  Revised and Expanded Edition. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2004.
  • Deals of the Century: Wall Street, Mergers, and The Making of Modern America.  Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2003. Named by the Australian Financial Review as one of the 101 Best Business Books of 2005.
  • Wheels of Fortune: The History of Speculation From Scandal to Respectability.  Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002.  Translated into Korean.
  • The Last Partnerships: Inside the Great Wall Street Money Dynasties, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2001.  Booklist selected The Last Partnerships as one of the ten best business books of 2001.
  • “The Future of Wall Street,” New York Institute of Finance, New York, NY, December 2005.
  • “Wall Street,”  92 Street Y, New York, NY, July 2004.
  • “How Will Lazard Fare?” Wall Street Journal, 14 January 2002.
  • “J.J. Astor,” in Paul Boyer, ed., The Oxford Companion to United States History, Oxford University Press, New York, NY, 2001, page 53.
  • “New York Stock Exchange,” in Paul Boyer, ed., The Oxford Companion to United States History, Oxford University Press, New York, NY, 2001, page 748.
  • “C. Vanderbilt,” in Paul Boyer, ed., The Oxford Companion to United States History, Oxford University Press, New York, NY, 2001, p 801.

Courses Taught/Teaching

FIN 408      Financial Intermediaries
FIN 436      Multinational Finance
FIN 440      Advanced Topic in Finance
FIN 441      Finance Seminar
FIN 471      Finance Thesis Project I