Associations and Awards


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2008, 2006, 2004, 1996 and 1995 research round table awards at the International Insurance Seminar.


2005 Distinguished scholar of the VCU Business School


By Invitation only to the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Symposium at Ohio State University by the Griffith Foundation, 2006 and 2008


2004 VCU business school competitive summer grant


Invited to present at the 2004 Risk Theory Seminar in NYC and give a seminar at St. Jones University


ARIA’s Les B. Strickler Innovation in Instruction Award, 2001


A Member of the Risk Theory Seminar, the Financial Management Association (FMA), the American Finance Association, the Society of Insurance Research, the American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA), and the Southern Risk and Insurance Association (SRIA).  A former Western Zone Coordinator for the Journal of Insurance Regulation, Insurance Chair for the Austin Jewish Federation, Finance Chair for the Austin Jewish Book Fair, and Education Vice President of the Morrow Street Toastmaster Club. A Recipient of 1990 Spencer Scholarship Award (RIMS), the 1989 Vestal Lemmon Presidential Scholarship at the University of Texas at Austin, and numerous Scholarships from the Gus S. Wortham Trust. A Recipient of special Ph.D. Award from the Texas Department of Insurance. A recipient of the 1995 and 1996, 2004 and 2006 research awards from the International Insurance Society, and 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008  and 2009 VCU Business School Research awards.


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