Dr. Donald Crooks

Donald_Crooks-2Associate Professor in Finance
Department Chair, Director of Accelerated MBA and Executive MBA
Office: 225 Campus Hall
Phone: 718-390-3429
Email: dcrooks@wagner.edu
Office hours: appointment only

Teaching Interests:

Finance

  • Banking
  • Business Forecasting
  • Economic Issues
  • Financial Derivatives/Structured Products

International Business Issues

  • Global Corporate Finance

Management

  • Decision Making
  • Negotiation
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Proactive, Preemptive, “What if Scenarios”
  • Capsim Simulation
  • Leadership Development

Marketing

  • Advertising
  • Market Research


Research Interests
:

  • Derivatives
  • Finance - Domestic and Global
  • International Business - including foreign exchange and all Global Issues
  • Management Decision Making/Negotiation
  • Strategic Management
  • Proactive, preemptive ‘What if Scenarios’
  • Leadership Development

Publications:

Ohn, J, Waeger, D. Crooks, D. “On the Determinants of the Annual Earnings of the LPGA and PGA Golfers”. Journal of the Northeastern Association of Business and Technology. (2012)

Crooks,D.Tully, Cathyann. Burbridge, John. (2012), “Social Security: Restoring Solvency Academy of Business Research Journal.  March 2012

Crooks, D., Burbridge, J., & Slayton, J. (2011). Information Technology and Financial Markets: Risk, Volatility and the Quants. Information Systems for Global Financial Markets:Emerging Developments and Effects .

Crooks. (2011)  P.O.W.E.R To Succeed, Advances in Management Journal, 4 (9), 14-22

Crooks, D. (2011). Social Security, An Intermediate Proposal for Solvency. Journal of Global Business Development Institute, 3 (2), 40-55.

Crooks, D., Goodman, R., & Burbridge, J. (2009). Wells Fargo Bank Case. Strategic Management 13th Edition, 111-119.

Crooks, D., Goodman, R., & Ayari, F. (2009, February). The Financial Crisis and its Effect on the World Financial Markets.  I-Managers Journal on Management, 3 (3), 1-9.

Crooks, D., Goodman, R., & Ohn, J. (2009) Dynamic Strategy for the 21st Century: All Volunteer Armed Forces-An Economic Analysis. BEI Journal.

Goodman, R. & Crooks D. (2009) Dynamic Strategy for the 21st Century: All Volunteer Armed Forces - An Economic Analysis II. International Journal of Global Business and Economics, 2 (3), 124-128.

Research Presentations/Duties Invited

Crooks. Tully, C., STRAP- Transition from Unsustainable Entitlement to Personal Economic Sustainability, Presented at Academy of Business Research Conference, Atlantic City, N.J. ----Winner Best Session Paper

Crooks, D. (2011). Social Security, An Intermediate Proposal for Solvency. Presented at Global Business Development Institute, Las Vegas, NV.

Crooks, D., Burbridge, J., & Tully, C. (2011). Social Security: Restoring Solvency. Presented at Academy of Business Research Conference, Atlantic City, NJ.

Crooks, D., Burbridge, J., & Tully, C. (2011, November). Social Security, Progressive Relevance to Sustained Reality. Presented at NBEA Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Crooks, D. (2011). P.O.W.E.R. to Succeed. Inted 2011-Virtual-International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain.

Crooks, D. (2011). P.O.W.E.R to Succeed. EEA Conference, New York, NY.   Crooks, D. (2011) Social Security, An Intermediate Proposal for Solvency.  EEA Conference, New York, N.Y.

Crooks, D. (2010). PO.W.E.R. to Succeed. NACU Conference, Wagner College, Staten Island NY.   Crooks, D. (2010). P.O.W.E.R. to Succeed. 2010 NBEA Conference [Chair], Morristown, NJ.

Crooks.D. (2010). Social Security, An Intermediate Proposal for Solvency. 2010 NBEA Conference [Chair], Morristown, NJ.

Crooks, D., Moran, J., Horan, M., & Pompliano, R. (2010). Goldman Sachs [UN] Balanced Scorecard. NBEA Conference, Morristown, NJ.

Goodman, R. & Crooks, D. (2009). Dynamic Strategy for the 21st Century: All Volunteer Armed Forces-An Economic Analysis II. Global Business Development Institute, Las Vegas, NV.

Crooks, D. & Goodman, R. (2009). Dynamic Strategy for the 21st Century: All Volunteer Armed Forces-An Economic Analysis. 13th Meeting Business Economic Institute, Las Vegas, NV.

Moran, J. & Crooks, D. (2009). Employment Responsibility and the Scope of Employment. Pacific Southwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2009 Annual Conference.

Bloomsburg State University (2011), Bloomsburg, PA

Topic:  Export Friendly Currency Exchange Rates in China and Germany

Bloomsburg State University (2010), Bloomsburg, PA

Topic: Tarp Necessary Retrospective

Bloomsburg State University (2009), Bloomsburg, PA

Topic:  Goldman Sachs - “Doing God’s Work”

Bloomsburg State University (2008), Bloomsburg, PA

Topic:  Road to Recovery

Bloomsburg State University (2007) Bloomsburg, PA

Topic: Subprime - Causes, Effects and Course of Action

Bloomsburg University (2006), Bloomsburg, PA

Topic: The Coming Subprime Implosion

Wagner College (2001), Staten Island, NY

Topic: Comparison of Tokyo Real Estate Bubble and the United States Economy Post 1987 Crash

Securities Traders National Convention (1995), Boca Raton, FL

Topic: Centralization of Dealer Markets

Providence College (1990), Providence, RI

Topic: Economic and Investment Environment Post 1987 Crash

Duke University, Fuqua School of Business (1987), Raleigh-Durham, NC

Topic: Leveraged Buyouts/Risk Arbitrage