Dr. Christopherson is Professor of Economics and chair of the department of Economics at State university of New York at Plattsburgh. Dr Christopherson teaches public finance, money and capital market and macro-economics. He research interests focus on taxes policies, corporate governance. He earned his Ph.D. at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan in 1990. Additionally he earned both his Masters and Bachelors degrees at Central Michigan University in 1981 and 1980 respectfully. Dr. Christopherson has previously taught at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo College, and Albion College.