CHSS Distinguished Alumni

Virgil H. Storr

MA Economics '00, PhD '03

Virgil Storr is an associate professor of economics at George Mason University. He is also the vice president for academic and student programs at the Mercatus Center at Mason. Storr is the author of several books and academic articles on community recovery after disaster, the sociality and morality of markets, and the relationship between culture and entrepreneurship. 
His writings in political economy have been published or are forthcoming in Small Business Economics, Sociological Review, Public Choice, Rationality & Society, the Journal of Urban Affairs, the Cambridge Journal of Economics, the Review of Austrian Economics, and several other scholarly publications.  
Prior to joining Mercatus and Mason, Storr was the chief information officer for TSD Communications, a communications strategy firm specializing in crisis communications, speechwriting, media training, and communications technology.  
Storr is married to Nona Martin Storr, PhD History ‘12, a proud alum of Mason, and they have a daughter, Winnie Storr, who expects to be an alum of the university in about fifteen years.