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Joseph Colantuoni, PhD

Senior Professional Instructor
Discipline
Finance
Areas of Interest
Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions Management, Option Pricing Theory, Financial Risk Management

Dr. Joseph Colantuoni joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2002 as a Senior Professional Instructor. He is a Senior Financial Economist for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in Washington, DC. His work involves estimating bank failure costs, pricing deposit insurance, and providing risk management support for FDIC's multi-billion dollar insurance fund. He has advised numerous countries on technical aspects of bank deposit insurance and failure resolution through the FDIC’s Office of International Affairs and the International Association of Deposit Insurers.

He specializes in teaching Corporate Finance and Financial Institutions Management with a particular interest in the application of option pricing theory to problems in financial risk management. Dr. Colantuoni was one of the 2005 recipients of the Excellence in Teaching Award from Johns Hopkins. He has also taught at the University of Virginia and the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He received an MA and PhD in Economics from the University of Virginia.

Honors and distinctions

  • JHU Excellence in Teaching Award 2005
  • FDIC STAR Award 2005
  • Corporate Service Award 2003
  • Chairman’s Excellence Award 2000 & 2006
  • JHU Excellence in Teaching Award 2012