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Ethan Douglas
Senior Policy Analyst, Cars and Product Safety

Ethan Douglas is a Senior Policy Analyst for Consumer Reports where he leads research and analyses on emerging issues in cars and product safety. He has extensive experience in injury science research, with scientific publications in the fields of automotive safety, ergonomics, and biomechanics. He now works to translate that science into effective marketplace change out of the Washington, D.C., office. Ethan is an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania (M.S.E.) and the University of Arkansas (B.S.E.).