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Michelle Yuanying Guan

  • Associate Professor, Financial Mathematics; Program Director Actuarial Science
  • ​PhD

  • Mathematical Sciences

Dr. Guan earned her PhD in Financial Mathematics from Florida State University in 2011. Prior to joining the faculty at DePaul University in 2020, Dr. Guan served as an Associate Professor and the Actuarial Science Advisor in the Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Science at Indiana University Northwest. Dr. Guan earned her BS in Applied Mathematics with a concentration in Actuarial Science from Peking University in 2006.

Dr. Guan holds a joint appointment with the Department of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Science and Health and the Department of Finance in the Drieha​us College of Business. As a member of those two departments, she serves as the Director of the Actuarial Science programs in each college.

Dr. Guan is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA). Her research interests are in financial mathematics and actuarial science, focusing on heterogeneous agent models in asset pricing and systemic risk in financial systems.