Dr. Patricia Born is on the Faculty at Florida State University where she is the Midyette Eminent Scholar of Insurance in the Department of Risk Management, Insurance, Real Estate, and Legal Studies; an advisor in the risk management doctoral program in the College of Business; and a research associate in the Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center.
Dr. Born’s research includes insurance market structure and performance, professional liability, health insurance and the management of catastrophic risks. She has published in leading insurance and academic journals including the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, the Journal of Risk and Insurance, the Journal of Regulatory Economics, the Columbia Business Law Review, and the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.
Dr. Born is a member of the board of the American Risk and Insurance Association and serves on the editorial board of the Risk Management and Insurance Review and of the Journal of Insurance Issues. She is the Chair of the Florida Panhandle District Long Term Care Ombudsman Council.
Dr. Born received her B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Duke University.