E-mail: transatlantic@jhu.edu Areas of Expertise:
  • Transatlantic Economy

Joseph Quinlan is Managing Director and Chief Market Strategist at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management. In this role, Joe oversees the development and implementation of macro investment strategies, with a particular focus on U.S. sector strategies, the emerging markets and developed markets. He is also responsible for the firm’s global thematic research. His research centers on both the United States and the global economy, and is frequently cited in such media venues as Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times.

With over 20 years of financial services experience, Mr. Quinlan most recently served as a senior global economist/strategist for Morgan Stanley. Mr. Quinlan started his career with Merrill Lynch.

Mr. Quinlan lectures on finance and global economics at New York University, where he has been a faculty member since 1992. He regularly lectures at various universities around the world. In 1998, he was nominated as an Eisenhower Fellow. Presently, he is a Senior Fellow at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University, Washington D.C., and a Senior Fellow at the German Marshal Fund in Brussels, Belgium.

In 2006, the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union awarded Mr. Quinlan the 2006 Transatlantic Business Award for his research on U.S.-Europe economic ties. In 2007, he was a recipient of the European-American Business Council Leadership award for his research on the transatlantic partnership and global economy.

Mr. Quinlan regularly debriefs policy makers and legislators on Capitol Hill on global trade and economic issues. He has testified before the European Parliament. He has served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of State and presently serves as the U.S. representative (Economic Policy Committee) to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris, France for the U.S. Council for International Business. He is also a board member of Fordham University’s Graduate School of Arts and Science and serves on Fordham University’s President Council.

He is the author, co-author, or contributor to fifteen books. His most recent book, “The Last Economic Superpower” was released by McGraw Hill in November 2010. He has published more than 125 articles on economics, trade and finance that have appeared in such venues as Foreign Affairs, the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s. He regularly appears on CNBC, as well as Bloomberg television, PBS and other media venues.

He has earned his B.A. in Political Science/International Affairs from Niagara University and M.A. in International Political Economics and Development from Fordham University.