Michael J. Gallagher

St. Bonaventure University

Chair – Finance and Economics Department

(716)-375-2063 office

(203)-543-6871 cell

mgallagh@sbu.edu

michael-j-gallagher.com

Education

 

PhD, Economics, Finance Concentration, Fordham University, Bronx, NY, 2015.

Dissertation Title: A Nonparametric Approach to Multifactor Modeling

 

MA, Economics, Fordham University, Bronx, NY, 2012.

MS, Mathematics, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, 2009.

BS, Finance, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, 1982.

Academic and Professional Positions

 

Academic

 

Associate Professor of Finance, St. Bonaventure University (August 2020 - Present).

Assistant Professor of Finance, St. Bonaventure University (August 2015 - August 2020).

Chair of the Finance and Economics Department (August 2021-Present).

Director, Foster Center for Responsible Leadership (September 2016 - Present).

 

Visiting Instructor/Adjunct, Fairfield University (2013 - 2015). (While ABD at Fordham)

Senior Teaching Fellow, Fordham University (2009 - 2015).

Professional

UBS Wealth Management Americas, UBS Financial Services Inc. (2005 - 2007).

Independent Proprietary Trader - Financial Capital Markets (1992 - 2005).

Primarily traded the European Sovereign Debt markets from London. With private financial backing, eleven years as a floor trader in London

trading German and Italian government debt. After the transition to all electronic trading, returned to the US and traded domestic securities until 2005. 

           

Various financial industry operational roles. New York and London (Prior to 1992)

Successful implementation of clearing and settlements for the Matif Bourse trading operation in Paris.

Ensured optimal capital utilization while minimizing risk exposure for the firm.

Managed a $100 million Treasury bill portfolio.                                                                                                                                                                  

Teaching

St. Bonaventure University

Undergraduate                                                                                      Graduate

Corporation Finance                                                                              Economic Foundations 

Econometrics for Finance                                                                      Financial Management

Money and Banking                                                                               Investments

Investments                                                                                           Investments, ONLINE.

Institutions and Markets                                                                         Financial Modeling, ONLINE.

Economic Foundations, ONLINE

Data Analytics. ONLINE

Fairfield University and Fordham University

           

Micro and Macro Economics

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapters

Gallagher, M. J. Cloud Computing in Social Sciences and Humanities. Cham: Springer International Publishing AG. 2018

Refereed Journal Articles

Gallagher, M., Trendafilov, R., Rengifo, E. (2019). Cloud Computing for Matlab and R Users: Part IV How to Use MATLAB in the Cloud. The IUP

Journal of Computer Sciences, July 2019.

Gallagher, M. J., Trendafilov, R., Rengifo, E. (2019). Cloud Computing for Matlab and R Users: Part II Transferring Data and Cloud Storage. The

IUP Journal of Computer Sciences, April 2019.

Gallagher, M., Trendafilov, R., Rengifo, E. (2019). Cloud Computing for Matlab and R Users: Part III Multicore Virtual Machine Parallel Computing Environment. The IUP Journal of Computer Sciences, April 2019.

Gallagher, M. J., Trendafilov, R., Rengifo, E. (2019). Cloud Computing for Matlab and R Users: Part I Creation of virtual computing instance using

Amazon Web Services. The IUP Journal of Computer Sciences, January, 2019.

Gallagher, M. J., Trendafilov, R. (2018). R VS. PYTHON: EASE OF USE AND NUMERICAL ACCURACY. American Society of Business and

Behavioral Sciences.

Gallagher, M. J. (2018). Tuition and Outcomes for BRC versus Non-BRC Schools: An Empirical Analysis. The BRC Journal of Advances in

Business, 3(1), 14.

Presentations Given

Gallagher, M. J., Coate, C. J., McDivitt, H. P., Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities, “A Different Course in Business Ethics: Luca

Pacioli, Leo XIII, and the Catholic Franciscan Perspective,” Franciscan Fridays a ten week series of webinars. (March, 2021).

Gallagher, M. J. (Author Only), Business Research Consortium of Western N.Y., "Integrate Video Learning in a Traditional Classroom Setting,"

Toronto, CA. (May 27, 2019).

Gallagher, M. J., Coate, C. J., McDivitt, H. P., Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities, "Francis and the Free Market: Is there room at

the Table for Business?" Joliet, Ill. (June 2018).

Gallagher, M. J. (Author Only), American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, "R vs. Python: Ease of Use and Numerical Accuracy,"

Las Vegas, NV. (March 15, 2018).

Gallagher, M. J. (Author Only), Business Research Consortium of Western N.Y., "Price Bubbles: Financial Assets and Tuition," Business Research Consortium of Western N.Y., Niagara Falls, N. Y. (April 22, 2017).

Gallagher, M. J., Trendafilov, R., Eastern Economic Association 43th Annual Conference, "Cloud Computing for Matlab and R users," Eastern

Economic Association, New York, New York. (February 8, 2017).

Gallagher, M. J. (Author Only), Duke Forest Conference, "Cloud Computing in Social Sciences and Humanities," Duke University AI-Econ,

Raleigh, N.C. (September 8, 2016).

Gallagher, M. J. (Discussant), International Atlantic Economic Society, "Deposit Insurance Corporation," International Atlantic Economic Society,

Boston, MA. (October 10, 2015).

Gallagher, M. J. (Author Only), International Atlantic Economic Society, "Cloud Computing," St Bonaventure University, Boston. (October 9, 2015).

Gallagher, M. J. (Leader), International Atlantic Economic Society, "Financial Markets," International Atlantic Economic Society, Boston, MA.

(October 9, 2015).

Gallagher, M. J., American Economic Association Annual Meeting, "A Nonparametric Approach to Multifactor Modeling," Philadelphia, PA.

(January 2014).

Conference: Discussant:  Evaluating the impact of flat tax reform on economic growth," American Economic Association Annual Meeting,

Philadelphia, PA. (January 2014).

Conference Host

As Director of the Foster Center for Responsible Leadership, hosted:

“Leadership and Authentic Community” April 8-9, 2022, St. Bonaventure University

            /foster-center-events

“Creating Good Leaders: Interdisciplinary and Practical Perspectives on Educating and Inspiring Business and Civic Leaders” May 23-24, 2019,

St. Bonaventure University
           /foster-center-events

Current Research

"Multifactor Models in Finance" (On-Going).
Exploring the effect of various factors affecting portfolio risk, including behavioral factors and statistical distributions.

"Franciscan Values and Business" (On-going).
Are Franciscan Values at odds with modern business practices?

Service

University Service

Director, Foster Center for Responsible Leadership (September 2016 - Present).

Founding Director of the Foster Center for Responsible Leadership. The Foster Center is an endowed center on campus which strives to motivate

students to carry with them into the business world, and into society, the Catholic Franciscan values that have guided St. Bonaventure University

since its founding in 1858. Activities include a speaker series, workshops, conferences, community educational engagements.

            /foster-center-for-responsible-leadership

Faculty Compensation Committee (May 2020-Present).

Co-chair Lenna Visiting Scholar Committee (January 2016-Present).

Graduate Council (September 2020-Present).

School of Business Service

Chair - Faculty Qualifications Committee (March 2020-Present).

Internal Graduate Council (September 2020-Present).

Strategic Planning Committee (January 2021-Present).

Community Service

           Board of Directors, Finance Committee, St. Elizabeth Mission Society.

St. Elizabeth Mission Society is a nonprofit organization which supports the ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany to the economically poor

both at home and abroad.           

Board of Directors, Chair of Finance Committee, cARTie Corp.

cARTie is Connecticut's first and only nonprofit mobile art museum bus committed to bridging inequities in education and arts access across the

state.