Brock mourns death of Goodman Prof John Walker

Brock University is saddened by the sudden passing of Professor John Hugh Walker at his home in Hamilton, Ont.Walker joined Brock in 2000 as an assistant professor, becoming a full professor in 2012. In the Goodman School of Business, he taught information systems, multivariate statistics, operations management and quantitative methods for business at the undergraduate and graduate levels.John Hugh WalkerHe held an MBA and a PhD in management science and information systems from McMaster University, a BSc (honours) in chemistry from University of Waterloo and a Bachelor of Education from Brock University.A prolific researcher, Walker worked in disciplines ranging from medicine to entrepreneurship in developing and eastern European countries. He also consulted for the pharmaceutical industry, providing economic and statistical analyses primarily associated with clinical trials.He was a popular teacher, an avid swimmer and scuba diver, and contributed much to the Goodman School and to the University, including having served on several Senate committees. He is survived by his wife, two sons, and three brothers.


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