Steven Ott

Dean of the College
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Steven Ott joined the UNC Charlotte faculty in 1999 and held the appointment of Crosland Distinguished Professor of Real Estate. Dr. Ott was the founding director of the Childress Klein Center for Real Estate and was instrumental in the development of the real estate teaching, research and service mission of the Belk College of Business. He was appointed Dean of the Belk College in 2011. As Dean, he has directed the College through a period of strong growth in student enrollment, academic programming and private financial support. He earned his Ph.D. in finance and economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater


Real estate finance and development
Real options
Corporate finance