Faculty Directory

Edward Chazen

Senior Lecturer


Business Law and Society


Edward Chazen’s work is focused on real estate development, finance, investment, and urban planning. He has 28 years of professional work experience in the real estate industry and 14 years of experience teaching real estate at the graduate and undergraduate level.

Prior to joining Boston College, Professor Chazen was a full-time senior lecturer at Brandeis International Business School, where he created, grew, and managed their Real Estate Specialization. In this role, he also collaborated with the career services department to assist students to obtain internships and full-time jobs in the real estate industry. In addition, Professor Chazen is the author of seven original case studies used in real estate courses. Prior to teaching at Brandeis, he was an adjunct professor at Babson College and a lecturer at Boston University.

Professor Chazen’s professional experience includes working for GE Capital’s real estate finance department; working for large real estate investment managers; and, starting a company that advised real estate developers on structuring joint ventures with institutional investors. His work experience involved real estate acquisitions, development, and finance in multiple U.S. cities and all major property types.