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academic administrator , physicist

Robert Hugh Walker, American Physicist, academic administrator. First lieutenant United States Army, 1962-1964. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society, American Association Physics Teachers, Council Colls. Arts and Science.

Background

Walker, Robert Hugh was born on September 8, 1935 in O'Donnell, Texas, United States. Son of James B. and Nellie May (Nichols) Walker.

Education

Bachelor, Texas Christian University, 1957. Master of Arts, Texas Christian University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1962.

Career

Member of faculty department physics, U. Houston, since 1964; professor, associate dean Arts and Sciences, U. Houston, 1973-1974; dean College Natural Sciences and Mathematics, U. Houston, 1975-1982; interim president, U. Houston, 1982-1983; vice chancellor for academic affairs, U. Houston, 1983-1987; executive vice chancellor, U. Houston, 1987-1989; Distinguished Svc. fellow, U. Houston, since 1989; dean The Hilton College, U. Houston, since 1992.

Membership

First lieutenant United States Army, 1962-1964. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society, American Association Physics Teachers, Council Colls. Arts and Science.

Connections

Married Sherry Dean Gray, August 25, 1956. Children: Valerie, Shannon, Rosalyn, Robert Alan.

father:
James B. Walker

mother:
Nellie May (Nichols) Walker

spouse:
Sherry Dean Gray

child:
Robert Alan Walker

child:
Rosalyn Walker

child:
Shannon Walker

child:
Valerie Walker