Dr. Robert E. Hoyt is the Dudley L. Moore, Jr. Chair and Professor of Risk Management and Insurance in the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia where he teaches corporate and enterprise risk management and serves as the Department Head for Insurance, Legal Studies, and Real Estate. He was Interim Dean of the Terry College in 2007 and has been on the University of Georgia faculty since 1988.
Before that, he was a Fulbright visiting professor of Risk Management at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, a Swiss Re Visiting Research Scholar at the University of Munich, and a Gen Re visiting scholar at the University of Cologne. He is past president of the American Risk and Insurance Association, past president of the Risk Theory Society, past president of the Southern Risk and Insurance Association, and a member of the International Insurance Society, the Risk and Insurance Management Society, the Western Risk and Insurance Association, and the American Finance Association. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Insurance Regulation and of the Risk Management and Insurance Review.
Dr. Hoyt is a recipient of the University of Georgia’s Richard B. Russell Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, the Terry College’s Outstanding Service Award, the Outstanding Teaching Award, and the Outstanding Research Award. He holds a degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Nebraska and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Risk and Insurance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania where he was an S.S. Huebner Fellow. He holds the professional designations of CLU and ChFC.