Christopher Douglas is currently an associate professor in the department of economics at the University of Michigan-Flint, where he has been on faculty since 2007. He earned his B.S. in electrical engineering and his B.S. in economics from Michigan Technological University in 2001, and his Ph.D. in economics from Michigan State University in 2007. Dr. Douglas teaches Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, International Economics, Public Finance, and Sports Economics. He also teaches a course in quantitative methods and econometrics in the Masters of Public Administration program. Dr. Douglas's research interests include applied macroeconomics, energy economics, public finance, and sports economics, and has published studies in these areas in several academic journals.