Steering Committee

  • William J. Chambers Associate Professor, Metropolitan College

    Dr. Chambers has over twenty years of experience developing and overseeing credit models, internal credit scoring systems, and default risk assessment processes for Standard & Poor’s. He is an expert in international finance, portfolio management, and the economics of real estate development. Chambers teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in finance, credit analysis, and portfolio management.

  • Thomas Fiedler Dean, College of Communication
    Professor of the Practice, Journalism

    Tom Fiedler began his tenure as Dean of the College of Communication on June 1, 2008, following a distinguished career in journalism. After graduating from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy with a bachelor’s in engineering, he earned a master’s in journalism at COM. Later, he joined the Miami Herald, where he would work for more than… Read More

  • Kevin P. Gallagher Associate Professor of International Relations

    Associate Professor of International Relations. (BA, Northeastern University; MA, PhD, Tufts University) Specialization: Economic Development, Trade and Investment Policy, International Environmental Policy, Latin America. Kevin P. Gallagher is the author of The Dragon in the Room: China and the Future of Latin American Industrialization (with Roberto Porzecanski), The Enclave Economy: Foreign Investment and Sustainable Development… Read More

  • Marcel Rindisbacher Chairman, Finance/Associate Professor, Finance and MSMF Program, Finance, School of Management
  • James E. Scott Lecturer in Law
    Director, Graduate Program in Banking & Financial Law, School of Law

    James E. Scott has over thirty years of experience, primarily regulatory, working at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and many major financial institutions. Currently Senior Advisor to Morgan Stanley, he was previously General Counsel, Morgan Stanley Bank, N.A. and Chief Bank Regulatory Counsel. Prior to Morgan Stanley he was with Cadwallader,… Read More

  • David Spieler Lecturer, Finance and MSIM Program, Finance, School of Management
  • David H. Webber Associate Professor, School of Law

    David H. Webber’s research focuses on shareholder activism and corporate governance, with a particular emphasis on shareholder rights and shareholder litigation. Webber’s work has been cited numerous times by other academics and has been anthologized in Securities Law Review and Corporate Practice Commentator. He has presented his research at several international academic conferences, including the… Read More

  • Graham Wilson Steering Committee Chairman
    Professor, College of Arts & Science, Chair of Political Science

    Graham Wilson joined Boston University in 2007 having taught previously at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Essex in the UK. He is currently the Department’s Chair. Wilson has published nine books and has authored numerous articles and chapters in edited volumes. His work has focused primarily on interest groups (particularly business) and… Read More