Andrea Heuson

Dr. Andrea J. Heuson has been on the Finance Faculty at the School of Business Administration at the University of Miami since 1982. She served as the Director of the International Finance and Marketing major from 1998 to 2008 and was appointed Academic Director of Real Estate Programs in 2009.

Dr. Heuson has presented research at more than 100 academic conferences in her career and published articles on mortgage finance and other fixed-income markets in numerous academic journals while teaching valuation, international finance, management of financial institutions and real estate finance in undergraduate, graduate and executive level programs. Her research has appeared in Real Estate Economics, the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, the Journal of Real Estate Research and the Journal of Housing Economics. In addition to her academic duties, Heuson serves as a consultant on all aspects of real estate brokerage and appraisal licensing for the State of Florida, including evaluation of licensing examinations and educational materials. In addition to her 2015 appointment as the Secretary of AREUEA, she is also the Treasurer of the Financial Management Association and is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Research.

Dr. Heuson is recognized as an expert on local, national and international real estate markets. She is often quoted in local and national news media, appearing in the New York Times and being interviewed by Judy Woodruff for the Lehrer News Hour in 2008. Her current research interests lie in improving the origination process for single-family mortgage loans and in explaining the differential rates of house price appreciation in various regions of the United States. In the summer of 2009, Dr. Heuson was invited to become an Academic Fellow of the Homer Hoyt Institute, an organization devoted to the study of real estate and land economics.

Dr. Heuson was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She attended Newcomb College and Tulane University in New Orleans before receiving a Ph.D. in Finance, with concentrations in Financial Institutions and Real Estate, from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, Ill.