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Brian Hocking

educator

Brian Hocking, British educator.

Background

Hocking, Brian was born on September 22, 1914 in London, England. Son of Sydney Blake and Alice (Fisher) Hocking.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University London, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy., 1953. Master of Science, U. Alberta (Canada), 1948.

Career

Assistant professor entomology U. Alberta, 1946-1951, associate professor, 1951-1954, professor, department chairman, 1954-1974. Consultant World Health Organization (commission on filariasis 1964-1969).

Works

  • Editor: Quaestiones Entomologicae, 1965-1974. Six-Legged Science, 2d edition., 1971. Biology or Oblivion, 2d edition., 1972.

Membership

Served to major Indian Army, 1942-1945. Member Entomological Society Royal College Science (president 1937), Entomological Society Alberta (president 1967), Entomological Society Canada (president 1960), Entomol Society American, Royal Society Canada, Royal Entomological Society London, American Mosquito Control Association, Institute Biology, Entomological Society Ontario, Bee Research Association, Arctic Institute North American, Amateur Entomological Society, Filariasis Association. Member editorial committee Annual Review Entomology, 1971-1974.

Connections

Married Jocelyn May Hicks, January 17, 1938. Children: Martin Blake, Drake, Linnet Elizabeth (Mistress.

father:
Sydney Blake Hocking

mother:
Alice (Fisher) Hocking

spouse:
Jocelyn May Hicks

children:
Martin Blake Hocking

Drake Hocking

Linnet Elizabeth (Mrs Hocking