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The Military College of South Carolina

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LTC Michael Martin Barth, PhD

Dr. Michael Barth is an Associate Professor of Finance in The Citadel’s School of Business Administration.

Prior to joining the faculty in 2007, he spent nine years in the Department of Finance and Quantitative Analysis at Georgia Southern University, including two years as the acting department chair. Before beginning his career as a college educator, he spent five years as a Senior Research Associate with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners where he was the primary staff specialist on risk-based capital issues. He has been a program director for the Associate in Underwriting program of the American Institute for Chartered Property-Casualty Underwriters/Insurance Information Institute and was a product manager with an auto insurance group for several years. He served nine years on active duty with the U.S. Army and another six years as a reservist.

He received his Ph.D. in Risk Management & Insurance from Georgia State University in 1993. He also holds the Chartered Property-Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) professional designation and the Associate in Underwriting (AU) professional designation.

He has written numerous book chapters and subchapters for the American Institute for CPCU’s risk management and insurance education programs and authored hundreds of questions for their national and international certification examinations. His primary research interest is financial risk measurement, evaluation of insurer operations, and regulatory policy. He has been a guest speaker at several World Bank conferences and at other international insurance regulatory meetings. His research on regulatory issues has been published in the Journal of Risk and Insurance, the Journal of Insurance Issues, the Journal of Insurance Regulation, Risk Management and Insurance Review, and the NAIC Research Quarterly.

barth_uniform1_2016Contact Information:

Bond Hall #273

Telephone: 843.953.0835
Fax: 843.953.6764


Ph.D. Georgia State University
M.B.A. Georgia State University
B.B.A. Georgia State University

Vita: Dr. Mike Barth

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