Albers School of Business and Economics
Faculty and Staff

Christina Tapia, PhD

  • Christina Tapia, PhD
    PhD, Economics, University of Washington
    MA, Economics, University of Washington
    MEd, University of Washington
    BA, Economics, History, University of Washington - Magna cum laude with college honors in Economics
    Instructor, Economics
    Building/Room: Pigott 433

    Teaching Areas

    • Macroeconomics
    • Labor
    • Compensation and Incentives


    Personal Bio

    Christina Tapia has taught graduate and undergraduate economics at the Seattle University Albers School of Business since 2007. Dr. Tapia has also taught economics at the University of Washington Foster School of Business in the MBA and Executive MBA programs.

    In addition to teaching, Dr. Tapia is an economist at Nickerson & Associates, L.L.C., an economic consulting firm specializing in applying economics and statistics to business and public policy issues, often involving analyses in the context of litigation. Christina specializes in employment, wage and hour, and labor cases. Additional research and consulting experience includes issues in the fields of compensation systems and incentives, real estate, and patent litigation.

    Dr. Tapia is also a member of the Visiting Committee in the Department of Economics at the University of Washington, a board member of the Seattle Economics Council, and a member of the American Economic Association and the National Association of Forensic Economists.