Current Appointments: Professor of Finance & Insurance and The Frank S. Groner Chair of Finance, Baylor University
Visiting Scholar, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
PhD, University of Illinois
MBA, Illinois State University
BS, Illinois State University
Dr. Garven has published widely in academic and professional journals including Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, Insurance Mathematics and Economics, Journal of Business, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Risk and Insurance, North American Actuarial Journal, and Risk Management and Insurance Review, and he serves on the editorial boards of Geneva Risk and Insurance Review and Journal of Risk and Insurance. He has contributed chapters to several books, and is the recipient of a number of prestigious academic honors, including the American Risk and Insurance Association’s Robert I. Mehr Award (2003), the Hankamer School’s Distinguished Professor Award (2005), Baylor University’s University Research Award (2008), and the American Risk and Insurance Association’s Excellence in Teaching Award (2009).