Timothy S. Sullivan is an instructor in the Department of Economic and Finance at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He received his PH.D. in Economics at the University of Maryland. His primary research interests are local economic development and statistical methods. He has performed economic impact analysis for a variety of entities, including universities, transportation infrastructure, government projects, sport facilities, and several large businesses. He has coauthored numerous journals articles, book chapters, and report on economic impact analysis, local economic development and financing, the economics of sport, and the role of Internet in the economy.