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James Block Pick, American Born: Chicago, July 29, 1943 Management and sociology educator ( fin: finance service, Educated) management and sociology educator. Recipient Thunderbird award Business Association Latin American Studies, 1993; Ford Foundation grantee, 1998-1999.


Pick, James Block was born on July 29, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Grant Julius and Helen (Block) P. Bachelor, Northwestern University, 1966.


Bachelor, Northwestern University, 1966. Master of Science in Education, Northern Illinois University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Irvine, 1974.


Assistant research statistician, lecturer Graduate School Management, University California, Riverside, 1975-1991, director computing, 1984-1991. Co-director United States-Mexico Database Project, 1988-1991. Associate professor management and business, director information management program University Redlands, California, 1991-1995, 99-01, professor business, since 1995, chair department management and business, 1995-1997, 98-99, chair faculty assembly School Business, 2001—2004.

Chair University Commission Academic Planning & Standards, 2010—2011. Visiting professor University Iberoam., Mexico City, 1997, Mexico City, 2001. Consultant international division United States Census Bureau, 1978.

Member University Commons. Board, 1982—1986; member national curriculum task force Instruction Section, 1997. Member University Commission Future Business Programs, 1998—2000.

President Orange County chapter Association Systems Management, 1978—1979. Member board governors PCCLAS, Association Borderlands Studies, 1989—1992, vice president, 2000—2001, president, since 2002. Board professionals advisors demographic analysis University California, Irvine, since 2002.

Member executive council Information Resources Management Association, 2003—2007. Visiting researcher Center for Research on Immigration, Population, and Public Policy University California, Irvine, 2005. External faculty research associate CRITO, University California, Irvine, since 2006.

Visiting researcher department sociology University California, Irvine, 2009.


  • Certified computer professional.


Trustee Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1981—1987, 1988—1996, member acquisitions committee, 1987—1991, vice president, 1991—1996. Trustee, chairman collection committee Orange County Museum Art, since 1996. Member committee Block Museum, 1999—2001, member board advisors, since 2006.

Trustee Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archives, since 2003. Member Regional Advisory Council, KPCC Public Radio, since 2009. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association for Information Systems, Association American Geographers, Sociedad de Demografia Mexicana, International Union Science Study Population, Population Association American, American Statistical Association, American Sociological Association, Association Computing Machinery, Standard Club (Chicago).


Grant Julius Bachelor

Helen (Block) P. Bachelor