Dr. Chris Phillips | SCC

Dr. Chris Phillips

Professor of Economics
Humanities, Fine Arts, & Social Sciences

chris phillips chris.phillips@kctcs.edu
(606) 451-6839
Office Location: Somerset North Campus/Cooper Bldg./Room 126
Year Started at SCC: 1997
Education/Degrees: University of Kentucky (EdD in Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation)
Eastern Kentucky University (MA Applied Mathematics and Statistics)
University of Tennessee (M. A. in Economics)
Western Kentucky University (M. A. in Applied Economics)
University of Kentucky (B. A. in Economics)
Somerset Community College (A.S.)
List of Courses:

ECO 101 - Contemporary Economic Issues
ECO 201 - Principles of Microeconomics
ECO 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics 
STA 220 - Statistics


Dr. Phillips is a native of Somerset and teaches economics and statistics.  Dr. Phillips was President of the Kentucky Economic Association in 2009 and has appeared numerous times on KET’s Kentucky Tonight program to discuss the economy. 

Interests – Research: Dr. Phillips’ research interests include post-Keynesian macroeconomics, history of economic thought, business statistics, and public finance.  Dr. Phillips has giving over 50 papers and presentations at local, state, and regional forums and conferences. Dr. Phillips has a forthcoming paper titled, “Sabermetrics Forecasting:  Modeling MLB Wins Based on Team Statistics”.  He has published over 30 editorials in the Commonwealth Journal newspaper, most recently, “It’s Time for a Ranked Voting System,” on May 5, 2019.