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David M. Pooser, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science
PhD, Florida State University
David Pooser is an assistant professor of risk management and insurance at St. John’s University. David received his Ph.D. in risk management and insurance from Florida State University and joined the St. John’s University faculty in 2012. He has papers published in risk management and insurance field and professional journals, including the Journal of Risk and Insurance, Journal of Insurance Issues, and Journal of Insurance Regulation, and regularly serves as a reviewer for these and other academic journals. He attends and presents research at regional and national academic conferences and is a member of the American Risk and Insurance Association, Southern Risk and Insurance Association, and Western Risk and Insurance Association. David has served on the program and travel committees for the American Risk and Insurance Association and serves on the Board of Directors for the Southern Risk and Insurance Association. In addition to his research, David teaches Fundamentals of Risk and Insurance and Loss Control at St. John’s University. He has previously taught Corporate Risk Management, Catastrophe Risk, and Risk Fundamentals at St. John’s University, Florida State University, and Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, Germany. David has delivered seminar presentations to state lawmakers on topics of insurance fundamentals, property insurance, and insurance regulation, through the Griffith Foundation, the National Conference of State Legislatures, and National Conference of Insurance Legislators. David also serves as the faculty advisor to the St. John’s University chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma – the collegiate insurance society. The St. John’s chapter is consistently ranked among the top in the nation and most recently won the prestigious Edison L. Bowers Award, which is awarded annually to the highest performing Gamma chapter. David’s teaching interests include the fundamentals of risk management and insurance, risk management frameworks, insurer risk management techniques, and insurance regulation. His research focuses on catastrophe risk, enterprise risk management, and corporate finance applications in the insurance industry.

Teaching Interests

Risk management, insurance, loss control, loss prevention, loss reduction, enterprise risk management

Research Interests

Catastrophes, mitigation, enterprise risk management, insurer risk decisions

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