Suzanne Lanyi Charles, Ph.D.

Cornell University  | Associate Professor; Acting Chair of the Paul Rubacha Department of Real Estate; Director of Graduate Studies, Real Estate
Ithaca, New York

Leadership Position: Boyd Stofer/NAIOP Distinguished Fellow

Dr. Charles’ teaching and research examine physical, social, and economic changes, with a focus on infill redevelopment and mansionization, the financialization of housing and single-family rental housing. Charles previously held faculty positions at the University of Michigan and Northeastern University, and worked as an architect at the Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Paris and as a vice president at Booth Hansen Architects in Chicago. Charles is a recipient of a 2021-2022 Fulbright US Scholar award to collaborate with KU Leuven on her comparative study of institutional real estate.