Randy Dumm is a Professor and Director of the Baldwin Risk Partners School of Risk Management and Insurance at the University of South Florida (USF). He received his doctorate from The University of Georgia and has been on the faculty at Florida State University and Temple University. He is active internationally and has taught at the Vienna University of Economics and Business as a Fulbright Scholar, and has been a visiting professor at Ludwigs Maximilian University, Hannover-Leibnitz University, Fudan University, and Krems IMC.
Randy’s areas of research interest include catastrophic risk, insurer capital structure, insurer distribution channels, demand for insurance, and insurance product performance. Related to his interest in catastrophic risk, he was a long-time member and past Chair of the Florida Commission on Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology He has published widely in the insurance economics and real estate journals including Journal of Risk and Insurance, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Geneva Papers- Risk and Insurance Review, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, and the Journal of Real Estate Research. He also is a member of the Risk Theory Society and the immediate past-president of the American Risk and Insurance Association.