Culverhouse College of Business ranks among the top schools globally for students seeking a career in Risk Management, Insurance & Financial Services, and Actuarial Science. U.S. News and World Report rank Culverhouse’s undergraduate business program in the top three to four percent of public business programs in the nation. Our interdisciplinary approach allows students to explore individual needs and interests. Within the RMI/AS Program, students learn the principles of risk and insurance, how to manage complex risks, and the fundamentals of property-casualty insurance, life-health insurance, and employee benefits.

The RMI/AS Program has two specialized curriculum tracks:

  1. Risk Management, Insurance, & Financial Services
  2. Actuarial Science

Karen Epermanis, Ph. D.

John & Mary Louise Loftis

Bickley Teaching Chair

Insurance and

Financial Services

207 Alston Hall


Wade Harrison, FSA

Senior Vice President

President, Protection Division

Protective Life Corporation

Adjunct Professor

Kenny Wunder, Ph. D.

Dai-ichi Life

Endowed Chair

Assistant Professor of

Actuarial Science

208 Alston Hall


George Zanjani headshot

George Zanjani, Ph. D.

Professor of Finance

Frank Park Samford

Chair of Insurance

229 Alston Hall