Dr. Niall Ferguson
Niall Ferguson, MA, D.Phil., is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and the William Ziegler Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at Jesus College, Oxford University, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.
Dr. Ferguson has published many bestsellers including: Paper and Iron: Hamburg Business and German Politics in the Era of Inflation 1897-1927 (Cambridge University Press, 1995), The Pity of War: Explaining World War One (Basic Books) and The World’s Banker: The History of the House of Rothschild (Penguin), The Cash Nexus: Money and Power in the Modern World, 1700-2000 (Basic), Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power (Basic), Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire (Penguin, 2004), and The War of the World: Twentieth Century Conflict and the Descent of the West (2006).
He is a regular contributor to television and radio, and reviews regularly for the British and American press. He is a contributing editor for the Financial Times. In 2004 Time magazine named him one of the world’s 100 most influential people. He has been a member of the Museum of American Finance’s Board of Trustees since 2006.