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Thomas H. Eyssell

Thomas H. Eyssell, Ph.D., CSA
Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Studies

Professor, Department of Finance and Legal Studies
Director, UMSL Financial Planning Programs
Co-director, UMSL DBA Program

UMSL, College of Business Administration

Thomas Eyssell

Thomas Eyssell, Ph.D., is the Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Missouri-Louis College of Business Administration and Professor of the Department of Finance and Legal Studies.  He has directed the College's graduate, masters, and doctoral programs since 1999. He has also directed the College's Financial Planning and Counseling Program since its inception in 1997. Dr. Eyssell's research has been published in the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Financial Review, Financial Management, and the Journal of Financial Planning, among others. He is a past president of the Academy of Financial Services, a national academic organization devoted to the study of issues and practices in personal financial planning and advising. As a long-time board member of the Financial Planning Association of Missouri, Dr. Eyssell is in contact with the approximately 400 Certified Financial Planners in the greater St. Louis region, serves as the group's university liaison, and writes a column on academic research for the organization's newsletter.