Faculty Highlights

Learn about our BIRES faculty members.

Portrait of Eva Steiner.

Eva Maria Steiner

Associate Professor of Real Estate
King Family Early Career Professor

Dr. Eva Steiner is an associate professor of real estate within the Risk Management Department of Smeal Business College, where she teaches both undergraduate and graduate students. Dr. Steiner has worked for the university since the summer of 2020, and before then she was an assistant professor of real estate at Cornell from 2016 to 2020. Read More...

Portrait of Jiro Yoshida.

Jiro Yoshida

Associate Professor of Business
Jeffery L. and Cindy M. King Faculty Fellow

Dr. Jiro Yoshida is an associate professor of business at Penn State with a specialization in real estate. Dr. Yoshida teaches several courses on the financial analysis of real estate to undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. students. Before joining the Penn State faculty, he was an assistant professor of economics at the University of Tokyo, which is also where he received his undergraduate degree in urban engineering. He later went on to earn a  master's degree in real estate from MIT, master's and Ph.D. degrees in business administration from the University of California, Berkeley. Read More...