Professor Richard D MacMinn
Professor MacMinn, BA, MA, PhD, is a senior research fellow at The University of Texas and the National Chengchi University. He was the first holder of the Edmondson-Miller Chair in Insurance and Financial Services at Illinois State University from 2002 to 2015 and was previously the first holder of the Swiss Re Chair in the Management of Risk at the University of Nottingham. From 1998 through 2006, he was editor of the Journal of Risk and Insurance, the lead journal in the world on insurance and risk management, published by the American Risk and Insurance Association. He was an associate editor for the Journal of Risk and Insurance, the Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance and the Quarterly Journal of Economics and Finance. Professor MacMinn served as a board member of the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association from 2000-2003, as a board member for the American Risk and Insurance Association from 2003-2006 and is or was a member of the American Risk and Insurance Association, Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association, European Group of Risk and Insurance Economists, Southern Risk and Insurance Association, Western Risk and Insurance Association, American Economic Association and American Finance Association. He has published in journals including the Journal of Risk and Insurance, Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Geneva Papers, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Journal of Finance. He has thrice won the Mehr Award in addition to a number of other awards from the American Risk and Insurance Association, Casualty Actuarial Society, General Insurance Research Organization in the United Kingdom and the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association for his publications.