View the profiles of people named John David Jackson. In an ugly fight in which Jackson looked a faded fighter, Hopkins won via a 7th-round TKO. Born in London, Ontario, Canada, to Walter David and Lillian Margaret Jackson, he received a B.Sc. by John David Jackson ( 16 ) $7.96. Readers are invited to make memorial donations to the ACLU, AFSC, and UUSC as well as to UC Berkeley Physics Dept (Graduate Student Support Fund in Physics); U of Western Ontario Physics and Astronomy Dept (Lillian Margaret and Walter David Jackson Scholarship in Physics); Lansing Community College Foundation (Jackson Scholarship); or to your local jazz scene. On the verge of forcing a referee's stoppage against the badly beaten up Castro, Jackson was caught and knocked down by a left hook, then stopped after two further knockdowns. Click here for flyer and to RSVP. He was a lifelong major donor to the ACLU, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC), and his lifelong interests included listening to jazz and hiking in mountains. Donations may be made in honor of Professor Jackson to the Graduate Student Support Fund in Physics. After being stripped of his WBA title in August 1994, Jackson lost in an attempt to regain the belt in December of that year to Jorge Castro via 9th-round TKO, in a fight that was named Fight of the Year by Ring Magazine. “A short philosophy of teaching might be love your subject and convey that love,” Jackson once said. Born in London, Ontario, Canada, to Walter David and Lillian Margaret Jackson, he received a B.Sc. Although he retired from teaching in 1993, he remained active as a Participating Retiree at LBNL and Professor Emeritus in the Berkeley Physics Dept. The sudden change in fortunes was one of the greatest turnarounds ever seen in a boxing match. Jackson took a rematch with Castro in 1998, but again came up short in losing a decision. John David Jackson. A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2:00 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church, 1 Lawson Rd., Kensington, CA 94707. He is a two-weight world champion, having held the WBO junior middleweight title twice between 1988 and 1993, and the WBA middleweight title from 1993 to 1994. After his professional boxing career ended, Jackson has worked as a trainer. A staunch advocate for human rights and academic freedom, Jackson was actively involved in Scientists for Sakharov, Orlov and Sharansky (SOS), created in the mid-1970s. In Boston he met Marilyn Barbara Cook, whom he married in 1949. Jackson served as Editor of Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Physics for 17 years and was active in the Superconducting Super Collider Project in the 1980s, serving as Deputy Director for Operations for 2 years. David Jackson sing the Nostalgia Classics, like hits from; Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, and Sammy Davis Jr. to name a few. Among his three books, Classical Electrodynamics is known worldwide as the seminal graduate text on the subject. Join Facebook to connect with John David Jackson and others you may know. “A short philosophy of teaching might be love your subject and convey that love,” Jackson once said. Learn how and when to remove this template message, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=John_David_Jackson_(boxer)&oldid=963558592, World light-middleweight boxing champions, BLP articles lacking sources from August 2017, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 June 2020, at 13:35. in Honors Physics and Mathematics at U of Western Ontario and Ph.D. in Physics at MIT under Victor Frederick Weisskopf. John David Jackson is an actor, known for Undisputed (2002), Mississippi Fight Night (2010) and NBC Sports Network Fight Night (2012). “All else is secondary.”, John David Jackson (January 19, 1925 - May 20, 2016) was a Canadian-American theoretical physicist internationally known for his publications and teaching in high energy physics. Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S. Broadway by the Bay Theater, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S. Tropicana, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S. Golden Eagle Caterers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Advanced undergraduates and graduate students studying quantum mechanics will find this text a valuable guide to mathematical methods. Jackson turned professional in 1984 and won his first 20 fights. in Honors Physics and Mathematics at U of Western Ontario and Ph.D. in Physics at MIT under Victor John David Jackson was a Canadian-American theoretical physicist internationally known for his publications and teaching in high-energy physics. Physicists John T. Donohue, Gordon L. Kane, Robert Cahn, Richard Field, and Chris Quigg are among his doctoral students. John David Jackson, professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, whose magisterial textbook Classical Electrodynamics has shaped graduate education for more than a half century, died on 20 May 2016 in Lansing, Michigan. 50A5104, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA 94720 Keep your little bookworms engaged outside of the John David Jackson (January 19, 1925 - May 20, 2016) was a Canadian-American theoretical physicist internationally known for his publications and teaching in high energy physics. He was a fellow of the American Physical Society and American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences.  He won the inaugural WBO junior middleweight title in 1988 with a win over Lupe Aquino. Jackson received a Distinguished Teaching Award at UC Berkeley in 1986 and is recognized today by the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) through the JD Jackson Award for Excellence in Graduate Education and by McGill U Physics Dept through the JD Jackson Award for Excellence in Teaching. Boxers he has worked with include: This article is about the American boxer. Join Facebook to connect with John David Jackson and others you may know. Well, here's some help in that regard. He held appointments at Fermilab, CERN, and numerous physics summer schools. He is survived by his four children, Ian (Ann Arnold), Nan (Vern Mesler), Maureen, and Mark, and three grandchildren, Aldo, Nico, and Catalina. 41 likes. He taught at McGill University for seven years and at the University of Illinois for ten before coming to UC Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 1967. He defended the title six times before moving up to middleweight in 1993 to take on WBA middleweight champion Reggie Johnson, winning a close decision. “All else is secondary.”. Speech by J. D. Jackson: Remarks on a Philosophy of Teaching, Undergraduate 510-642-0481 or 510-643-5261Graduate 510-642-0596, Copyright © 2017 UC Regents; all rights reserved, Visiting Students - UC Extension & Summer Sessions, The Berkeley Physics International Education (BPIE) Program, UC Extension - Concurrent Enrollment & Summer Session, Berkeley Physics Directed Reading Program, Condensed Matter Physics And Materials Science.