Dr. Mark J. Browne is the Chair of the Faculty of the School of Risk Management in the Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University, where he is the Robert Clements Distinguished Chair in Risk Management and Insurance. In addition, he is an associate member of the Munich Risk Insurance Center at Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich and a member of the International Research Advisory Board of the Risk and Insurance Research Center at National Chengchi University in Taiwan.
Dr. Browne’s expertise focuses on risk management, insurance, and employee benefits. Prior to St. John’s University, he was the Gerald D. Stephens CPCU Chair in Risk Management and Insurance in the School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was president of the American Risk and Insurance Association, the Risk Theory Society and the European Group of Risk and Insurance Economists. His research has appeared in many publications, including the Journal of Risk and Insurance, of which he is an associate editor, the Journal of Insurance Regulation, the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, the Journal of Legal Studies and the CPCU Journal. He is a frequent commentator in the media including the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
Dr. Browne received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.