Lisa Posey

Associate Professor of Risk Management
Department: Risk Management
Office: 369 Business Building
Phone: 814-865-0615
Fax: 814-865-6284
Member of Faculty Since: 1992


Lisa Posey is an Associate Professor specializing in Insurance Economics and Markets. Dr. Posey has studied the insurance underwriting cycle, pricing issues, availability crises in liability insurance markets, insurance distribution systems, attorney involvement in out of court settlements, transmission of information through contracting, and the simultaneous demand for insurance and gambling, among other things. Her research has been published in the Journal of Risk and Insurance, the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, the International Review of Law and Economics, the Journal of Urban Economics, the Journal of Insurance Issues and the Journal of Actuarial Practice. Professor Posey's teaching interests include commercial insurance markets and corporate risk management at both the M.B.A. and undergraduate levels.

Current Research

Dr Posey's research focuses on economic modeling of insurance markets with and without asymmetric information.


Ph.D., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania,

M.A., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania,

B.A., Rutgers University,