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Dr. Scislaw has taught finance at several universities around the world, including the University of Alabama in Huntsville, University College Dublin in Ireland, and at the University of St. Andrews in Britain. He is currently the Assistant Clinical Professor in Finance at the LeBow School of Business, Center for Graduate Studies, at Drexel University.
Prior to his work in academia, Dr. Scislaw held positions of considerable responsibility at companies such as Merrill Lynch in New York and for the legendary investment billionaire, Sir John Templeton, a firm that managed money for General Motors, Standard Oil of Ohio and The Ford Foundation, among many others. Dr. Scislaw also founded and operated an institutional investment consulting practice for many years, providing advice to clients, including the board of the $1.5 billion Alabama Oil and Gas Trust.
Dr. Scislaw has worked with retail, institutional, buy-side, sell-side, and the investment research segments of the finance profession. He uses his global business, investments, and research experience to provide students with real-world examples and context about trading, research and securities analysis, portfolio management, consulting, real estate, and market applications of modern finance theory.
Dr. Scislaw received an MBA from the University of Edinburgh in Great Britain and a PhD from the University of St Andrews, the third oldest university in the English-speaking world. His research - primarily in the area of global equities and equity indexes - has appeared in peer-reviewed academic journals and in investment industry trade publications.