BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH


Su Han Chan, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Real Estate
Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY)

 

Su Han Chan holds a Ph.D. degree in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.  She joined the Department of Real Estate at Baruch College/CUNY as a Full Professor in Spring 2009.  Prior to that, she was a Full Professor at the Mihaylo School of Business at California State University-Fullerton and at the School of Business at the University of Hong Kong.  She has also taught at the University of Texas at Austin as a Visiting Associate Professor.

Dr. Chan has taught real estate and finance courses in graduate and undergraduate programs in the U.S. and in Asia as well as in executive training programs for multinational corporations (such as the Bass Hospitality Group, DHL, and Chatham Financial) and the Cornell-Nanyang Technological University professional development program. She has received teaching and research awards at California State University-Fullerton and at the University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Chan has published widely in the leading finance and real estate finance journals including the Journal of Financial Economics (3), Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (1), Journal of Business (1), Real Estate Economics (2), Journal of Real Estate Research (8), and others. Her works have been cited in the leading finance and real estate journals as well as in the leading accounting, management, and industrial organization journals. She also co-authored a book on Real Estate Investment Trusts (Oxford University Press, New York, 2003) and co-wrote 21 Asian business cases and teaching notes that are being distributed by the Harvard Business School Publishing, the European Case Clearing House, and the Asia Case Research Center. She has presented research papers at numerous conferences around the U.S. and in Asia, and has twice won best conference paper awards.

When Dr. Chan was at the University of Hong Kong, she served as the Coordinator of the Citicorp Doctoral Program (1996), the Director of the MBA program (1996-1998), and the Coordinator of the BBA(Law)/LLB program (1999-2001). She received over US$111,000 in competitive research grants from the Hong Kong government. She has been serving as an Academic Advisor to the Asia Case Research Center at the University of Hong Kong since its inception in 1997.

Dr. Chan currently serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Real Estate Research and the International Real Estate Review. She has served as an Editorial Board member of the Financial Management Survey and Synthesis Series, as a Guest Co-Editor for the 2007 special issue of the Review of Financial Economics, as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Research from 1997-2000, as a referee for several academic journals, and as a Consultant on the examinations committee of the Hong Kong Securities Institute from 1999-2001.