Lawrence Powell

Director, Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research

Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research

Phone: 205-348-4498
Email: lars.powell@culverhouse.ua.edu

Focus and Current Research

Insurance markets and regulation, insurance operations, insurer capitalization, and predictive analytics


PhD, University of Georgia (Terry), Risk Management and Insurance 2002

BBAs, University of South Carolina, Finance; Insurance and Economic Security, 1996

Honors Achievements & Affiliations

Dr. Powell?s work appears in several academic and practitioner journals including Journal of Financial Service Research, Journal of Insurance Regulation, Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Risk and Insurance, and the Risk Management and Insurance Review. From 2010 to 2013 he served as editor of the Journal of Insurance Regulation. He is past President of the Risk Theory Society and the Southern Risk and Insurance Association. He serves as Associate Editor of Journal of Insurance Issues, Journal of Insurance Regulation, and Insurance Markets and Companies: Analyses and Actuarial Computations. Dr. Powell has served as an expert to federal and state courts and legislatures. He has also participated in the creation of insurance companies and related entities. He is a founding board member of Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company and a recipient of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies? NAMIC Service Award.