Tice Sirmans joined the FIL Department as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2018. She teaches courses primarily in risk management and insurance, with a particular focus on life and health insurance and commercial property risk management. Her research interests include health insurance markets, insurance accounting and economics, and government regulation of insurance companies. Her research is published in the Journal of Risk and Insurance, Risk Management and Insurance Review, the Journal of Insurance Issues, and the Journal of Insurance Regulation.
Prior to joining the Illinois State University faculty, she taught undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Connecticut and Florida State University, where she earned a Ph.D. in Risk Management and Insurance.