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illinois state university
Year Established: 1991

Host Institution: Illinois State University (Normal)

Conducting applied industry-focused research; attracting and developing talent for students interested in careers in risk management and insurance; supporting life-long learning through executive education and professional development

Areas of Research: Microinsurance, enterprise risk management (ERM), insurance operations, climate changes and sustainability

Recent Publications:
• Drivers of Insurance Demand in Emerging Markets (2011), Journal of Service Sciences, 3(2): 185-204.

Do Publicly-Traded Property-Casualty Insurers Cater to the Stock Market? Journal of Risk and Insurance, 79(2): 415-430.

• Emerging Insurance Regulation in the European Union and the United States (2015), Prawo Asekuracyjne 3 (September).

• Extended Warranties in the U.S. Marketplace: A Strategy for Effective Regulation (2014), Journal of Insurance Regulation, 33.

• Affect and Marketing Stimuli in Consumer Loyalty Decisions to Automobile Insurers (2013), Journal of Financial Services Marketing, 18, 4-16.

• Other publications available at:

Contact Person: James Jones, Executive Director;