Dr. Douglas Campbell is a privately employed economics consultant in Memphis, TN. For ten years, he was an Economics Instructor in the Fogelman College of Business and Economics at the University of Memphis.  He was also the Director of the Center for Economic Education at the University of Memphis and the Director of the Smart Tennessee program, which trains teachers to teach financial literacy in grades K through 8.  He joined the University of Memphis Department of Economics faculty in August of 2006. Before arriving in Memphis, he was a visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University, where he completed his Ph.D. in Economics in 2004.

Dr. Campbell was the inaugural winner of the 2012 Engaged Creative Excellence in Teaching Award in the Fogelman College of Business and Economics, was twice awarded for excellence in teaching as a graduate student, and won the 2014 University of Memphis Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award earlier this year.  Also in 2014, he was selected as Professor of the Year by Alpha Delta Pi sorority and was the inaugural winner of the SPARK Award in the Educator category, which is given to members of the Memphis community who are making a positive impact in the local area. In 2015, he received the Helen Hardin Honors Program Excellence in Teaching Award, the Thomas W. Briggs Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award, and the George R. Johnson Excellence in Teaching Fellowship in the Fogelman College of Business and Economics.

PhD in Economics, Georgia State University

Douglas’ teaching interests include introductory economics, urban economics, ecological economics, and the economics of poverty and discrimination. His research focuses on crime, education, and public policy.

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