Walt Surratt

Walt Surratt

Office Phone: (540) 432-4156


Main Campus, Harrisonburg

Office Location: CC 206A

Assistant Professor

Business & Economics Dept

Walt came to EMU with nearly 30 years of experience as a professional economist mostly with NERA Economic Consulting where he performed quantitative economic analyses in support of clients engaged in litigation or seeking professional advice and consulting. His work included the analysis of firms and markets and the calculation of business damages in a number of different industries. Walt retired from NERA at the end of 2005 and began a second career in higher education at EMU. He teaches courses in information systems, project management, economics, quantitative methods and research methods and statistics.


M.A. Economics, University of Delaware, 1977
B.S. Business Administration, University of Delaware, 1971


“Horizontal Market Power in Electric Utility Markets: A Historical Perspective,” The Electricity Journal, Vol. 11, No. 6, July 1998

Church, Community and Professional Service

Chair, Finance Committee, Luray United Methodist Church
Youth Program Co-Leader, Luray United Methodist Church

Professional Memberships

Association for Computing Machinery
American Economics Association

EMU Service

Information Systems Planning Committee
Faculty Staff Handbook Committee
ADCP Assessment Committee
Bookstore Committee
EMU Core Assessment Task Force
LMS Evaluation Team