About Dr. Culp:
Christopher L. Culp is Managing Director of Financial Economics Consulting, Inc., Senior Affiliate with Compass Lexecon , a Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Studies in Applied Finance working paper series at the Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and Study of Business Enterprise at The Johns Hopkins University, an Adjunct Professor at the Swiss Finance Institute, and an Honorarprofessor at Universität Bern in the Institut für Finanzmanagement. From 1998 through 2013, Dr. Culp was an adjunct faculty member at The University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. He has taught graduate-level courses on derivatives, (re-)insurance and structured finance, option pricing, and investments.
Dr. Culp is the author of five books: Credit Default Swaps: Mechanics and Empirical Evidence on Benefits, Costs, and Inter-Market Relations (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018); Structured Finance & Insurance (John Wiley & Sons, 2006); Risk Transfer: Derivatives in Theory & Practice (John Wiley & Sons, 2004); The ART of Risk Management (John Wiley and Sons, 2003); and The Risk Management Process (John Wiley and Sons, 2001). He is also the co-editor of two books: Corporate Aftershock: The Public Policy Consequences of the Failure of Enron and Other Major Corporations (co-edited with William Niskanen – John Wiley and Sons, 2003); and Corporate Hedging in Theory & Practice (co-edited with Merton Miller – Risk Books, 1999).
He has published numerous articles and is on the editorial advisory boards of the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance and the Journal of Structured Finance. He has previously been a member of the editorial boards of Derivatives Quarterly, FMA Online, Futures Industry, and the Journal of Risk Finance.
Dr. Culp holds a Ph.D. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in finance and economics and a B.A. in economics from The Johns Hopkins University (Phi Beta Kappa, General Honors, Departmental Honors). He divides his time between his residences in Chicago, Illinois, and Bern, Switzerland.