Jeff Holt Jeff Holt is an Associate Professor at Tulsa Community College. He has taught more than 200 sections of both Principles of Macroeconomics and Principles of Microeconomics. He was named the Tulsa Community College "Instructor of the Year, Business Division", in 1988. He received the Tulsa Community College "Award for Teaching Excellence" in 2000.Professor Holt wrote the first edition of his textbook to provide his students with a clear, concise, and low-cost Principles of Economics textbook. His students' response to the textbook was so positive that Professor Holt decided to market subsequent editions of the textbook to other colleges and universities.Professor Holt's teaching philosophy is to strongly emphasize the fundamental concepts, to explain the concepts in a straightforward manner, and to illustrate the concepts with numerous examples. He frequently incorporates story-telling and humor into the examples.Professor Holt received both his undergraduate degree and his Master’s degree from the University of Tulsa.