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FACULTY
Cassandra Cole
Department Chair, Dr. William T. Hold Professor in Risk Management & Insurance, and Director of MS-RMI

 


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313 RBA
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850-644-9283

ACADEMIC SPECIALTY:
Retirement Plans, Retirement Adequacy, Insurance Regulation and Corporate Governance

DEGREE:

Ph.D., University of Georgia (2002)
B.B.A., Howard University (1995)


AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Retirement Adequacy
Insurance Regulation
Corporate Governance

 

Cassandra R. Cole is the department chair and Director of the MS-RMI Program. She teaches courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Dr. Cole's articles have appeared in numerous journals including the Journal of Risk and Insurance, the North American Actuarial Journal, the Journal of Insurance Issues, the Risk Management and Insurance Review, and the Journal of Insurance Regulation. In addition, she has received research grants from Florida State University, the Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, the State of Florida, the Department of Labor, and the Journal of Insurance Regulation as well as instructional grants from Florida State University and State Farm Insurance Companies. Dr. Cole is an active member of the American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA), Southern Risk and Insurance Association (SRIA), and several other organizations and serves as a reviewer for several academic journals.

Cassandra Cole - Vita (PDF)

To read her current and past research, as well as her working papers, please visit Professor Cole's research page on the Social Science Research Network.

Cassandra Cole's Faculty Spotlight

 

SELECTED PUBLISHED RESEARCH

Bisco, J., Cole, C., & Karl, J. B. (in press). The Effect of Government Run Healthcare on the Salaries of Nursing Professionals in the U.S. Journal of Insurance Issues.

Cole, C. R. (in press). The Potential Impact of State-Based Retirement Plans on Retirement Savings. Journal of Financial Service Professionals.

Carson, J. M., Cole, C. R., & Fier, S. G. (2016). Name Changes, Revenue Growth, and Market Penetration: Evidence from the Life Insurance Industry. Journal of Insurance Issues, 39(1), 1-37.

Cole, C. R. (2016). 401(k) Plans – Do Investment Options and Control of Investments Matter? Journal of Financial Service Professionals, 70(3), 76-82.

Cole, C. R., Karl, B., & Wade, C. (2016). A Review of States' Decisions Regarding Health Insurance Exchanges. Journal of Insurance Regulation, 35(2), 1-27.

Cole, C. R., & Karl, J. B. (2016). The Effect of Multidimensional Product Operational Strategies on the Performance of Health Insurance Conglomerates. Applied Economics, 48(3), 190-202.

Cheung, R., Cole, C. R., Macpherson, D. A., McCullough, K. A., & Nyce, C. (2015). Demographic Factors and Price Distortions in Insurance. Risk Management and Insurance Review, 18(1), 1-28.

Cole, C. R., Fier, S. G., Carson, J. M., & Andrews, D. (2015). The Impact of Insurer Name Changes on the Demand for Insurance. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 82(1), 173-203.

Cole, C. R., Eastman, K., Maroney, P. F., McCullough, K. A., & Macpherson, D. (2012). The Impact of No-Fault Legislation on Automobile Insurance. North American Actuarial Journal, 16(3), 306-322.

Cole, C. R., Ferguson, W., Lee, R. B., & McCullough, K. A. (2012). Internationalization of the Reinsurance Industry: An Analysis of the Net Exposure of Reinsurers. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 79(4), 897–930.

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

RMIR Best Perspectives Article Award, American Risk and Insurance Association (2012).

 



 



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