Patty Born will co-teach Enterprise Risk Management this semester. She received her Ph.D. in economics from Duke University and is the Midyette Eminent Scholar of Insurance in the Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Legal Studies at Florida State University. Born is a research associate in the FSU Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law, the FSU Institute for Successful Longevity, the Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center, and the Munich Risk and Insurance Center. She serves as the vice chair and insurance expert on the Florida Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology Commission. She is also director of the Risk Management/Insurance Ph.D. program in the College of Business and holds a courtesy appointment at the FSU College of Law. Born’s research interests include the regulation of insurance, medical malpractice, health insurance, annuities, and the modeling and management of catastrophic risks. She has published in leading insurance academic journals including Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Journal of Regulatory Economics, Columbia Business Law Review, Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, and the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. She is currently president of the Risk Theory Society and is a former president of the American Risk and Insurance Association. Recent consulting clients include the American Council of Life Insurers, the Florida Department of Transportation, and the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. She also serves as a Long Term Care Ombudsman for the Panhandle District in Florida.