Erasmo Giambona is the Michael J. Falcone Chair in Real Estate, and serves as director of the James D. Kuhn Real Estate Center. His research and teaching interests focus on corporate finance and real estate. Prior to coming to the Whitman School, Giambona served as a tenured associate professor of finance and real estate at the University of Amsterdam in The Netherlands. He has been a visiting professor at Yale University, University of Southern California, and Bocconi University (Milan, Italy). He has published numerous papers in the areas of corporate finance and real estate and his research has been featured in Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Real Estate Economics, just to name a few. Giambona holds a Ph.D. in business economics from the University of Catania, in Italy. He also earned a Ph.D. in finance from the University of Connecticut.