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The staff of the Davis Library welcomes new faculty member, Assistant professor Petra Steinorth.

Dr. Steinorth received her degrees from the University of Hamburg, University of Bath and LMU Munich in Germany. She won a TIAA-CREF research grant and several additional awards for dissertation. She has served as a Wharton School Visiting Scholar, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Steinorth has published in the Journal of Health Economics and German Journal of Risk and Insurance; Refereed for the European Economic Review, Journal of Health Economics, Insurance: Mathematics and Economics and Risk Management and Insurance Review; and she has presented Risk Theory Society,  American Risk and Insurance Association, World Risk and Insurance Economics Congress, and International Health Economics Association Congress. Dr. Steinorth will be teaching “Management of Risk” and “Corporate Risk Management”in Fall 2011.