We are the premier professional association of insurance scholars and other thoughtful risk management and insurance professionals. Through ARIA , members receive many valuable tools and opportunities for enlightenment, growth and education. Conferences, research papers, and recognition combine to make ARIA well worth joining.
Founded in 1932, the association's membership is comprised of academics, individual insurance industry representatives, students, and retirees. ARIAemphasizes research relevant to the operational concerns and functions of insurance professionals, and provides resources, information and support on important insurance issues. Our goals also include the expansion and improvement of academic instruction to students of risk management and insurance.
ARIA 's ability to provide networking, information, and support on important insurance issues makes it a valuable organization to its members. Those provisions come from a variety of awards, publications, and conferences, including The Journal of Risk and Insurance, Risk Management and Insurance Review, ARIA's Annual Meeting, and the annual Risk Theory Seminar.
ARIA is dedicated to advancing knowledge in Risk Management and Insurance and enhancing the career development of its members.
As an association of scholars in the field of risk management and insurance, ARIA will strive to be a leading advocate for risk management and insurance research and education by:
- Providing recognized intellectual leadership in risk management and insurance, including premier journals in the field.
- Supporting the intellectual growth and professional development of our members and fostering relationships among members.
- Recruiting and developing new talent in the field of risk management and insurance
- Nurturing relationships with industry, consumers, and policymakers; and
- Fostering relationships with other organizations, including international organizations devoted to education and research in risk management and insurance
ARIA will be the most widely recognized and highly respected Risk Management and Insurance academic organization in the world by providing programs, awards, and services that expand Risk Management and Insurance knowledge, improve academic instruction, and position its members for success.
Provide forums such as annual meetings for scholarly discussion of Risk Management and Insurance matters.
Encourage and publish high quality research on all significant aspects of Risk Management and Insurance in ARIA journals.
Publish a newsletter and other materials that contribute to the general purpose of the association.
Develop and maintain relations with other U.S. and international organizations with similar objectives and interests.
Encourage and support members to share their research findings and expertise.