Faculty Expertise Guide

 

Faculty MemberTitle & AreaExpertise
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Stuart Banner Professor
UCLA School of Law
Property, American legal history, capital punishment
Gary Blasi Professor
UCLA School of Law
Regulation of substandard housing, homelessness
Leah P. Boustan Associate Professor
UCLA Department of Economics
Economic history, modern labor, urban economics
Moshe Buchinsky Professor
UCLA Department of Economics
Economics
Taimie L. Bryant Professor
UCLA School of Law
Nonprofit organizations, animal law, property law
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Ann E. Carlson Professor
UCLA School of Law;
Co-Director
Frank G. Wells Environmental Law Clinic; Founding Faculty Member
UCLA Public Interest Law and Policy Program
Faculty Member
UCLA Institute of the Environment
Environmental law and policy, standing, federalism, preemption, the role social norms play in affecting environmentally cooperative behavior
Stephen Day Cauley Lecturer
UCLA Anderson School of Management;
Project Manager, Ziman/CRSP REIT Data Series
Real estate, California, housing market, home valuation
William A. V. Clark Professor
UCLA Department of Geography
U.S. metropolitan areas, residential mobility and migration, demographic change
Charles Corbett Professor
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Joseph Jacobs Term Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental issues in management, ISO 9000 and 14000 Certification, logistics, manufacturing, operations management, operations research, supply chain management
Dora L. Costa

Professor
UCLA Department of Economics

Labor economics, demography, health
John Cotter Associate Professor
University College Dublin;
Visiting Scholar
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Asset pricing, risk management, volatility in real estate investment markets, volatility modeling of US house prices
Randall Crane

Professor
UCLA School of Public Affairs;
Associate Director
UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies

Urbanization, planning, development challenges in a globalizing world
Dana Cuff Professor
UCLA School Department of Architecture and Urban Design
Director
cityLAB-UCLA
Urban design, affordable housing, the politics of place, infrastructure, postsuburban Los Angeles, and new architectural formulations of sustainability
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J.R. DeShazo

Professor
UCLA School of Public Policy;
Director
Luskin Center for Innovation

Environmental economics and policy, local public finance, urban infrastructure and protected areas, political economy, financial management of public services
Joseph W. Doherty Director
Empirical Research Group
UCLA School of Law
Bankruptcy, legal aid, administrative law, pollution prevention, tax policy, gay rights, the living wage, campaign finance disclosure and international criminal law
Matthew P. Drennan Visiting Professor
UCLA Department of Urban Planning
The evolving structure of national economic activity as it is manifested in the transformation of metropolitan economies
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Susan Fletcher French Professor
UCLA School of Law
Wills, trusts, future interests, servitudes (easements and covenants) and common interest communities
Gonzalo Freixes Associate Dean
Fully Employed MBA and Executive MBA Programs
Lecturer
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Business law, taxation, business ethics, international law and taxation, international trade, Latin America, law, political and legal strategy, start-up companies
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Stuart A. Gabriel

Arden Realty Chair
UCLA Anderson School of Management;
Director
UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate

Real estate finance and economics, housing and mortgage markets, urban and regional economics, macroeconomics
Mark J. Garmaise Professor
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Corporate finance, real estate, financial contracting, banking, entrepreneurship, venture capital
Robert Geske Associate Professor
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Derivatives, asset pricing, bond markets, credit risk, credit derivatives, hedging strategies, interest rates, volatility
Mark Grinblatt J. Clayburn LaForce Chair
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Asset Pricing, bond markets, capital budgeting, derivatives, fixed-income securities, index funds, mutual funds, portfolio performance evaluation, securities exchange commission, securities
Jane Guerin Lecturer
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Mergers and acquisitions, business law, contracts, bankruptcy, entrepreneurship, non-profit organizations
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Paul Habibi Lecturer
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Real estate investment and development, student field studies, multi-family and mixed-use real estate projects, accounting
Sean B. Hecht Executive Director
UCLA Environmental Law Center at UCLA School of Law;
Co-Director
Frank G. Wells Environmental Law Clinic; Director
Evan Frankel Law and Policy Program
Governance, regulation, environmental policy, public natural resources law and policy
Susanna Hecht Professor of Urban Planning
UCLA School of Public Affairs
Climate change adaptation, mitigation and loger term rethinking of longer term resilience strategies
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Matthew E. Kahn Professor
UCLA Institute of the Environment,
UCLA Department of Economics,
UCLA Department of Public Policy
Director of Research
UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate
Environmental and urban issues, costs and benefits of environmental regulation, international environmental issues, costs of urbanization, relationship between international trade and environmental quality
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Edward E. Leamer Chauncey J. Medberry Chair
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast
Asia-Pacific, capital markets, China, Consumer Price Index, economic forecasting, emerging markets, employment, Europe, exchange rates, Federal Reserve, global economies, inflation, interest rates, International Monetary Fund, Mexico, monetary policy, NAFTA, poverty, real estate, U.S. economy
Francis A. Longstaff Allstate Professor of Insurance and Finance
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Fixed income markets and term structure theory, derivative markets and valuation theory, credit risk, computational finance, liquidity and its effects on prices and markets, the role of arbitrage in financial markets
Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris Professor and Department Chair
UCLA Department of Urban Planning
Public environment of cities, physical representation, aesthetics, social meaning, impact on the urban resident

Hanno Lustig

Professor of Finance
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Asset pricing, macroeconomics, international finance
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Vinit Mukhija Associate Professor
UCLA Department of Urban Planning
Affordable housing in developing countries, Third World-like housing conditions in the U.S.
Stephen R. Munzer Professor
UCLA School of Law
Contracts, Property, legal philosophy and biotechnology, intellectual property, biotechnology, and body modification
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Paul Ong Professor
UCLA Department of Urban Planning, UCLA Department of Social Welfare,
UCLA Department of Asian American Studies
Foreclosures, fair housing, and spatial inequality
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Ryan Ratcliff Economist
UCLA Anderson Forecast
Integrating financial forecasts into macroeconomic forecasting
Richard Roll Joel Fried Chair in Applied Finance
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Arbitrage pricing theory, asset pricing, bond markets, derivatives, efficient markets, securities, hedging strategies, investment theory, interest rates, mutual funds, portfolio management, Securities Exchange Commission, stock market analysis, banking
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Richard H. Sander Professor
UCLA School of Law;
Director
Empirical Research Group (ERG) at the UCLA School of Law
Founding Faculty, UCLA Program in Public Interest Law and Policy
Principal Investigator, Project SEAPHE

Social and economic inequality, affirmative action, housing segregation, living wages, minimum wages, legal market, legal profession, legal education and academic support

Eduardo Schwartz California Chair in Real Estate and Land Economics
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Asset pricing, bond markets, commodities, future markets, natural resources, oil and gas industry, Latin America, derivatives, fixed-income securities, mortgage-backed securities
Allen J. Scott Distinguished Professor
UCLA School of Public Policy,
UCLA Department of Geography
Industrialization, urbanization, regional development
Donald Shoup Professor
UCLA Department of Urban Planning
Parking as a key link between transportation and land use, with important consequences for cities, the economy, and the environment
Suzanne Shu Assistant Professor
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Behavioral decision theory, self-control, procrastination
Kirk J. Stark Vice Dean and Professor
UCLA School of Law
Federal income taxation, taxation & distributive justice, property, tax policy, public finance, fiscal responsibilities among federal, state and local governments
Michael Stoll Chair
Department of Public Policy
Professor of Public Policy and Urban Planning
UCLA School of Public Affairs

Labor market consequences of mass incarceration, the benefits and costs of the prison boom, the reasons for the prison boom in the U.S., the social and economic consequences of urban sprawl

Avandhar Subrahmanyam Goldyne and Irwin Hearch Chair in Money and Banking
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Asset pricing, behavioral finance, derivatives, stock exchange trading mechanisms, market liquidity
Eric Sussman Senior Lecturer,
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Auditing, financial statement analysis, fraud detection, personal finance, real estate, asset valuation, shareholder litigation, cost evaluation, measurement
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Walter Torous Lee and Seymour Graff Professor and Finance Area Chair
UCLA Anderson School of Management; Founding Director
Richard S. Ziman Center for Real Estate
Pricing of financial instruments (options, future, risky debt, mortgages), reorganization of financially distressed firms, statistical issues in finance
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John Wallace Professor
UCLA Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Earthquake engineering, performance and behavior of reinforced concrete structures
Rui Wang Assistant Professor
UCLA School of Public Affairs
Urban transportation and environmental policies
Pierre-Olivier Weill Associate Professor
UCLA Department of Economics
Asset pricing, macroeconomics
Adam Winkler Professor
UCLA School of Law
American constitutional law
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William R. Zame Distinguished Professor
Economics & Mathematics
Economic theory, mathematical economics, experimental economics, economic geography
Jonathan Zasloff Professor
UCLA School of Law
The influence of lawyers and legalism in US external relations, the response of public institutions to social problems, the role of ideology in framing policy responses
Eric M. Zolt Michael H. Schill Distinguished Professor of Law
UCLA School of Law
Taxation and development, comparative tax policy, transition to market economy