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Nationwide Faculty Fellow



  • Associate Professor of Finance

    Tippie College of Business

  • Nationwide Faculty Fellow, Finance


  • PhD in Finance, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, 2013
  • MA in Business Research, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, 2012
  • Diploma in Mathematics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, 2009

Areas of Interest

  • Decision-making under risk and uncertainty
  • Risk management and insurance

Professional Memberships

  • European Group of Risk and Insurance Economists, 2011
  • Risk Theory Society, 2011
  • American Risk and Insurance Association, 2010

Selected Awards & Honors

  • Excellence Award for Dissertation, Verein zur Förderung der Versicherungswissenschaft in Hamburg, 2014
  • Dissertation Award, LMU Management Alumni, 2013
  • Ernst-Meyer Prize, The Geneva Association, 2013
  • Cannon Scholarship for Teaching Excellence, Sue Cannon, 2018
  • Recognized by graduating seniors as UI faculty member who made a positive difference in their lives, University of Iowa, 2017 - 2019

Selected Publications