D. Heyward Brock, PhD

Heyward Brock

Title: Professor, Senior Associate Dean
Company: University of Delaware
Location: Newark, Delaware, United States

D. Heyward Brock, Professor and Senior Associate Dean at the University of Delaware, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in higher education.

Dr. Brock earned a Bachelor of Arts from Newberry College in 1963. He became an assistant instructor at the University of Kansas in the same year, and started graduate coursework. In 1965, he earned a Master of Arts from the University of Kansas, and in 1969, he earned a PhD. Beginning in 1968, he started as an instructor at the University of Delaware (UD), where he later became a professor. In 1969 Dr. Brock became an assistant dean of arts and sciences, and in 1977, he became the director of the Center for Science and Culture at UD, a position he held until 1979. He continued to achieve great success as an educator and administrator, working abroad as a professor in the department of literature at the University of Essex in England from 1981 to 1982. In 1987, Dr. Brock accepted a position as a senior associate dean of arts and sciences at UD, where he served until 2001. He continues his work as a UD professor to this day.

In addition to his roles as professor, dean, and director at UD, Dr. Brock has enjoyed many more professional successes throughout his career. He was a national board consultant for the National Endowment of the Humanities in Washington from 1979 to 1984. He was a member of the Professional Consultation Committee for a medical center in Delaware, and he has been the general manager of PLFB Enterprises LLC since 2018. Dr. Brock has also lent his expertise to several published works, including authoring “The Ben Jonson Encyclopedia” in 2016, “Sign of Jonah” in 2010, serving as a contributor to various professional journals, and working as an editor on numerous books on science and culture. As a testament to his excellence as a higher education professor and administrator, Dr. Brock was included in the 26th edition of Who’s Who in the East.

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