Manuel G. Russon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems and Decision Sciences

Manuel G. Russon has been at St. John's since 1990 and was awarded tenure in June 1995. He was selected as Outstanding College of Business Professor of the Year for the academic years 1990-91 and 1994-95. During the academic year 1995-96, he served as associate director of the Business Research Institute. Prior to coming to St. John's University, Russon taught at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama, and at Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi. Russon's research expertise is in the area of mathematical modeling. Specifically, he concentrates on building and estimating highly intricate passenger flow models for the short-haul commercial aviation industry and models of derivative products for the financial services industry. In those capacities, he has consulting experience with a number of aerospace, aviation and investment firms. Russon has published over 15 articles on commercial aviation and asset allocation. He has made 10 domestic and international conference presentations involving the same topics.

Ph.D., Economics, Quantitative Methods, Finance, University of Mississippi
M.A., Economics, Quantitative Methods, Finance, University of Mississippi
B.A., Economics, University of Pittsburgh

Teaching Interests
Financial modeling, statistics, econometrics

Research Interests
Finance