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Douglas Robertson is an economist with 10 years of experience teaching online courses for the Johns Hopkins University Master of Arts Program in Museum Studies. He teaches Museums, Finance, and the Economy, which uses case studies to explore how economic conditions affect museum income and expenditures. 

He is also Director at Large in the Policy Analysis Division of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. He conducts research on a broad range of topics related to banking and financial markets, including operational risk. He is the author of Managing Operational Risk: Practical Strategies to Identify and Mitigate Operational Risk within Financial Institutions, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Prior to his current position, he was an economist in the Office of Financial Institutions Policy at the Treasury Department and a research associate in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. He received his PhD and MA in economics from the University of Maryland and his BA in economics from Grinnell College.

Dr. Robertson also draws and paints in his spare time. His paintings are now in several private collections, no museums yet, but he is working on it.

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