Associate Dean for Masters Programs; Professor of Real Estate Economics and Statistics
Office: CS-2-211C Carol Simon Hall
Phone: (585) 275-3754
Professor Conway oversees the Admissions and Career Management areas, in addition to enhancing corporate outreach and visibility of the Simon School. She works with students to create international learning/networking opportunities. Her research interests include statistics, real estate, health care management, finance, law and labor markets, and her papers have appeared in many academic journals.
Prior to joining the Simon School, Conway was a tenured faculty member at the University of Southern California (USC) Marshall School of Business and the director of the Casden Real Estate Forecast at the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate. While teaching statistics in the MBA Core, she received USC’s highest teaching honor, the University Associates Award for Teaching Excellence, which is awarded each year to only two of the university’s faculty. Before her USC appointment, she served on the faculty of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago. She is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and a former chair of the Business and Economics Statistics Section. She has also served on the editorial boards of major academic journals including the Journal of the American Statistical Association.
In addition to her research in statistics and financial modeling, she is widely respected for her research reports on the commercial and residential real estate markets in Southern California. She is frequently interviewed by the national news media for her viewpoints on the real estate markets and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Bloomberg, BusinessWeek, Forbes, the Chicago Tribune,the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Investors Business Daily, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Conwayt has appeared on CNN, the CBS Evening News, the Today Show, MarketWatch and CNBC. Recently, Real Estate Southern CA Magazine listed her as one of the “50 Women of Influence in Real Estate” in California.
Conway earned two undergraduate degrees in mathematics, statistics and computer science from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and Master’s and PhD degrees in statistics from Stanford University.