Dr. Siwei Gao, the Thomas and Rebecca Coffey Professor of Insurance Studies and an Associate Professor, is a notable figure in insurance and risk management. Exceptional achievements and contributions to these fields mark her career.
Dr. Gao’s journey began with a solid academic foundation in economics, leading to a Ph.D. in insurance and risk management, where her passion for the field grew. Her career highlights include her role on the Board of Governors of the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association and her attainment of the FLMI (Fellow, Life Management Institute) designation, showcasing her industry expertise.
Dr. Gao’s excellence in teaching earned her the Jack Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award, and her research was recognized with the Appalachian Research Business Symposium (ARBS) Best Paper Award, emphasizing her impact on education and scholarship.
Dr. Gao’s legacy is dedication, innovation, and bridging academia and industry. As an Associate Professor and insurance expert, she inspires, researches, and shapes the insurance and risk management landscape for future generations.