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ewElaine Worzala, Ph.D. 

Carter Real Estate Center, Director 

Elaine Worzala, Ph.D., CRE, FRICS is the executive director of the Carter Real Estate Center at the College of Charleston School of Business. She earned her undergraduate, masters and doctorate degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

An active member of several academic and professional organizations, Worzala has completed projects for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), International Council of Shopping Centers, Pension Real Estate Association and National Association of Realtors — among other groups.

Worzala believes strongly in bringing relevancy to her classroom from her research projects. She has published articles in many mainstream real estate academic journals as well as industry-based publications and other media. Her research interests are applied and lie primarily in institutional real estate investment, valuation and real estate education. 

Many of Worzala’s studies take on an international perspective as she works to open up the borders as they relate to real estate markets. Her primary teaching interests include real estate principles, real estate market analysis, real estate valuation, real estate investments, real estate feasibility analysis and international real estate investment.

Lyndsay Gianoli, Center Coordinator

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