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Francis Parisi

Clinical Professor

Seidenberg School of CSIS

Computer Science NY

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    163 William Street 223
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New York City

Mon 1:00pm-4:00pm

Wed 1:00pm-5:30pm


Dr. Parisi is a data scientist and clinical professor of computer science with expertise in statistical learning. He joined Pace University after a long career in credit and risk management.


PhD , Southern California University for Professional Studies , Santa Ana, CA , 2003
Management of Engineering & Technology

MS , Colorado State University , Ft. Collins, CO , 1998

BA , Brooklyn College, City University of New York , Brooklyn, NY , 1977


Ceman, E. & Parisi, F. (2018). Extreme Market Value Declines: How Well Do Rating Agency Assumptions Hold?. The Journal of Structured Finance. Vol 24 (Issue 3) , pages 79-88.

Karvetski, C., Lund, R. & Parisi, F. (2009). A statistical study of extreme Nor'easter snowstorms. Involve. Vol 2 (Issue 3) , pages 341-350.

Parisi, F. & Lund, R. (2008). Return periods of Continental U.S. hurricanes. Journal of Climate. Vol 21 , pages 403-410.

Khadem, V. & Parisi, F. (2007). Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities. Arnaud de Servigny and Nobert Jobst (Eds.), The Handbook of Structured Finance. New York, NY, US: McGraw-Hill. , pages 543-592.

Parisi, F. (2006, August). Choosing The Right Quantitative Model For The Job.

Parisi, F. (2006, August). Fitting Time Into Models Of Default Recovery Rates. S&P RatingsDirect.

Parisi, F. (2006, August). The Differing Role Of Quantitative Analytics In Credit And Equity Ratings. S&P RatingsDirect.

Parisi, F. (2004). Extreme Value Modeling with S-PLUS and S+FinMetrics in Standard & Poor's Ratings.

Raiter, F. & Parisi, F. (2004). Mortgage credit and the evolution of risk-based pricing. (Issue BABC 04-23)

Raiter, F. & Parisi, F. (2004). Risk-based pricing in the non-conforming market. Mortgage Banking. Vol 64 (Issue 7) , pages 56-63.

Parisi, F. (2004, February). Loss Correlations Among U.S. Consumer Assets.

Parisi, F. (2001). U.S. Consumer Debt: Volume Heads North as Economy Heads South. S&P RatingsDirect.

Parisi, F. & Lund, R. (2000). Seasonality and return periods of landfalling Atlantic basin hurricances. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Statistics. Vol 42 , pages 271-282.

Parisi, F. (2000, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Extreme Value Theory and Standard & Poor's Ratings. S&P RatingsDirect.


Extreme value theory, Markov decision processes, time series analysis, statistical climatology, credit default modeling, financial risk modeling

Intellectual Property


  • Mathematical Association of America 2019
  • American Statistical Association 1996


  • NYC Faculty Council Curriculum Committee [Committee Member]
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