Author Profile

Hugh Brock | Associate Provost of Academic Innovation, University of British Columbia

Current Position and Past Experience
Dr. Hugh Brock has been with the University of British Columbia since 1982, and serves as Associate-Provost of Academic Innovation. In this role, Dr. Brock has overseen the evolution of UBC Continuing Studies into UBC Extended Learning, its mandate to support Faculties in growing UBC’s offerings related to Career and Personal Education for working professionals and students of all ages and backgrounds.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Dr. Brock holds a Doctorate of Philosophy from Oxford University, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia. He was an EMBO Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Paris (1981), and a Jane Coffin Childs Fellow at the University of Washington (1981). In 2002, Brock was awarded the Killam Teaching Award, UBC’s highest award for teaching. In 2002-2003, he was President of the Genetics Society of Canada.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Brock is a part-time musician, sound engineer, gardener, cook, wine bibber, birder, walker, cyclist who enjoys travelling, and spoiling animals and children.
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