John Dodson's Homepage

Background

I am an adjunct instructor and member of the advisory board for the University of Minnesota financial mathematics program. I have previously served as a lecturer for the Carlson School of Management finance department for which I taught MBA Derivatives.

Resume

I am also vice president of the quantitative risk management group at the Options Clearing Corporatation in Chicago and an active member of PRMIA and IAQF. Please visit my LinkedIn profile for more background.

Contact Info

jdodson@math.umn.edu

Office Hours

Fall & Spring '13-'14 terms: Sundays at 7:00 PM by UM Connect.

Teaching

Risk & Asset Allocation
Risk & Asset Allocation ('12-'13)
Risk & Asset Allocation ('11-'12)
Risk & Asset Allocation ('10-'11)
Risk & Asset Allocation ('09-'10)
Interest Rate Models ('09)
Portfolio Optimization ('08)
Data Analysis, Simulation, & Portfolio Optimization ('07-'08)

Papers

Estimating The Market Price of Risk
Historical Simulation
CDO Correlation Primer
Equity Volatility and Credit Spreads under Perpetual Debt

Presentations

Addressing the potential non-robustness of sub-additive portfolio risk measures
Quant Topics for Options Clearing
Background on Stress Testing
Estimating The Market Price of Risk
Intensity Models for Default Risk
Financial Mathematics Topics
Measurement & Optimal Deployment of Active Risk
General Delta-Gamma VaR

Links

Financial Mathematics Advisory Board
Minnesota Center for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics
School of Mathematics
College of Science & Engineering
University of Minnesota

Last Modified Sunday July 13, 2014
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