Nyce Joins AICPCU/IIA as Curriculum Director

November 9, 2004

Charles M. Nyce, PhD, has joined the American Institute for CPCU and the Insurance Institute of America as director of curriculum. He is responsible for the curriculum, textbooks, and examinations for one course in the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) professional designation program―CPCU 510―as well as for curriculum development in other Institute programs.

Before joining the Institutes, Nyce was assistant professor of risk management and insurance at The Terry College, University of Georgia, in Athens, where he twice received an Outstanding Faculty Member Award. Before that, he was assistant professor of insurance at The Barney School, University of Hartford (Conn.), where he also served as director of the R.C. Knox Center for Insurance and Risk Management Studies. Nyce has also worked as a research assistant and instructor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

He has authored numerous articles on a variety of risk management and insurance topics, including one called “An Analysis of the Title Insurance Industry.” He is also contributing author to two books dealing with insurance and natural hazards, one of which is Disasters by Design: A Reassessment of Natural Hazards in the United States.

Nyce has served on a number of committees for the American Risk and Insurance Association. He has also served as a reviewer for scholarly journals related to insurance, risk management, and financial services. He received the 2003 Distinguished Reviewer Award from the Journal of Insurance Issues.

A magna cum laude graduate of LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Dr. Nyce earned a B.A. degree in mathematics. He then earned both an M.A. and a doctoral degree in insurance and risk management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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