Dr. Spenser J. Robinson is currently an Assistant Professor within the Department of Entrepreneurship and the Director of Real Estate within the Department of Finance and Law at Central Michigan University. Dr. Robinson's research has been published in leading journals such as Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Sustainable Real Estate, The Appraisal Journal and many more.
Dr. Spenser has also written for practitioner bodies such as the CREFC. He has been awarded nationally competitive grants for leading edge sustainable real estate research, most notably with CBRE Real Green Research Challenge.
Dr. Spenser currently serves as Co-Editor for the Journal of Sustainable Real Estate, Associate Editor for the American Journal of Business, is on the the board of American Real Estate Society and chairs its Research committee. He is a frequent industry speaker and panelist and has served as a guest editor and ad hoc reviewer for a number of journals.
He acts as the Director of Real Estate at Central Michigan University, running the commercial real estate focused Real Estate Development Major and as an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship mentoring students in start-ups. Dr. Robinson's teaching philosophy focuses on interactive, experiential learning, with a strategic and global focus. His students move beyond the formula and numbers into applied learning and strategic implementation. He is comfortable delivering instruction in a variety of medium, including on-line.