W. Robert Dalton


Associate Teaching Professor of Economics Emeritus

Education:
  • University of Missouri - B.A. - 1965
  • University of Missouri - Ph.D. - 1972
Areas of Expertise:
  • Economics
Teaching and Research Interests:
  • Economics and international business. Began career with Gulf Oil Corporation in 1973 as an economist in its nuclear subsidiary; moved to Pittsburgh as manager of economic analysis in the Corporate Planning and Economics Department; appointed director of corporate planning for Downstream Operations; transferred to Houston as director of planning for central division of Gulf's U.S. Exploration and Production Company; named chief economist and director of strategic planning for Gulf Oil Corporation in 1983. Came to GSIA in 1985 as Associate Dean and Director of Executive Education. 1993-2000 Director of Undergraduate Economics.
Awards:
  • Undergraduate Economics Teaching Award, Carnegie Mellon - 1990 and 1999
Boards:
  • Board of Directors, AIESEC, 1989-1995
  • Academic Board, Brickers International, 1986-1989
  • Board of Directors, Pittsburgh Economics Club, 1983-1985
  • Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Council for Economic Education, 1983-1985
Consulting:
  • AT&T
  • World Bank
  • Consolidated Natural Gas
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Mellon Bank