Dr. Tyler Leverty is the Gerald D. Stephens CPCU Distinguished Chair in Risk Management and Insurance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a senior editor of the Journal of Risk and Insurance, the past president of the Risk Theory Society, and the vice president of the American Risk and Insurance Association.
His research interests are in the economics of insurance markets, insurance company operations, and public policy issues in insurance. His research has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Risk and Insurance, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, the Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, and the Journal of Banking and Finance, among others. Dr. Leverty has received recognition for both his teaching and research, including the Inspired Learning Chair at the Wisconsin School of Business, the Tippie College of Business Collegiate Teaching Award, the Casualty Actuarial Society Best Non-Life Paper Award, and the State Farm Companies Doctoral Dissertation Award.
He received a B.A. in History and Economics from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. in Risk Management and Insurance from Georgia State University.