Charles Nyce

Robert L. Atkins Associate Professor of Risk Management & Insurance and Associate Director, Center for Risk Management Education & Research
Charles Nyce
Faculty
Location
233A RBB
Phone
850-645-8392
Academic Specialty
Risk Management and Insurance
Education

Ph.D., Insurance and Risk Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Insurance and Risk Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
B.A., Mathematics, LaSalle University

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Risk Management
Catastrophic Risk Financing
Alternative Risk Financing

Dr. Charles Nyce is the Robert L. Atkins Associate Professor of Risk Management and Insurance and as the associate director for the Center for Risk Management Education and Research in the Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Legal Studies at Florida State University’s College of Business. He teaches a variety of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Nyce’s main research area is catastrophic risk financing, and he has authored numerous articles on a variety of risk management and insurance topics, including title insurance, IPOs, enterprise risk management, predictive analytics and natural hazards. 

Nyce came to FSU in 2009 as the associate director of the Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center and an assistant in the Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Legal Studies. His previous academic experience includes LaSalle University, University of Hartford and the University of Georgia. He also served as director of Curriculum and senior director of Knowledge Resources at the American Institute for CPCU. 

Nyce received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from LaSalle University and his master’s and doctoral degrees in insurance and risk management from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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

Selected Published Research

"Insuring Natural Hazards and the Role of Governments", with Martin Boyer, University of Montreal, 2013. Forthcoming, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences.

"The Capacity of the Insurance Industry to Pay for Catastrophic Losses", with Lori Schneider, and J. Brad Karl, Florida State University, 2012. Forthcoming, Risk Management and Insurance Review. "Managing Windstorm Exposure: Lessons Learned from Florida", with Patrick F. Maroney, and Lori Medders, Journal of Insurance Regulation, 2012, Vol. 31, pg. 3-26.

"Mitigation, Money and Residual Markets: Findings from a Symposium on Catastrophic Risk Management", with Patricia Born, Randy Dumm, Martin Grace, & Lorilee Medders, Journal of Insurance Regulation, 2011, Vol. 30 pp. 287-297.  

 "Are Territorial Rating Models Outdated in Residential Property Insurance Markets?  Evidence from the Florida Property Insurance Market", written with Pat Maroney, Florida State University.  Risk Management and Insurance Review, 2011 Vol. 14 No. 2 pg. 201-232.  

"The Use of Post-Loss Financing of Catastrophic Risk", with Cassandra Cole, David MacPherson, Patrick Maroney, Kathleen McCullough, and Jay Newman, Risk Management and Insurance Review, 2011 Vol. 14 No.2, pg. 265-298. 

"Market Growth and Barriers to Entry: Evidence from the Title Insurance Industry", written with Martin Boyer, University of Montreal. Insurance and Risk Management Journal, Oct. 2010-Jan. 2011, v. 78 no. 3&4, pp. 283-315.

Textbooks

Personal Insurance 2nd Edition, Editor: Charles Nyce. American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters / Insurance Institute of America, 2008.

Foundations of Risk Management and Insurance 2nd Edition, Editor: Charles Nyce. American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters / Insurance Institute of America, 2006.

Coordinating Author in Risk Assessment 1st Edition, American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters / Insurance Institute of America, 2005.

Honors and Awards
  • Best Perspectives Article, 2011, Risk Management and Insurance Review."The Use of Post-Loss Financing of Catastrophic Risk".