Sherwood Clements’ academic research focuses on the relationships between the commodity futures markets and real estate markets and the behavioral aspects of residential real estate development. He has been published in scholarly journals such as the Journal of Real Estate Research, the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Property Research, and the Journal of Forest Economics.

He comes to Virginia Tech after serving 12 years at the University of Alabama where he taught such classes as Real Estate Appraisal, Real Estate Principles, and the Introduction to Financial Institutions and Markets.

Prior to entering academia, he was a real estate appraiser for 12 years in east Georgia. His current professional organizations include the American Real Estate Society, American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association, the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries, and the Society of American Foresters.