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In remembrance: TAA member J. David Hunger

J. David HungerJ. David Hunger, 72, a long-time TAA member and member of TAA’s Council of Fellows, died April 10, 2014.

Along with co-author Thomas Wheelen, Hunger authored several strategic management textbooks including Concepts in Strategic Management, Essentials of Strategic Management, and 14 editions of Strategic Management and Business Policy, which won a TAA McGuffey Longevity Award in 1999. He was Professor Emeritus at Iowa State University, where he taught for 23 years, and was most recently the Strategic Management Scholar in Residence at Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. He has also taught at Baldwin Wallace College, the University of Virginia, and George Mason University.

Born May 17, 1941 in New Kensington, Pennsylvania to Jack and Betty (Carey) Hunger, Hunger married Betty Johnson on August 2, 1969. He graduated from Bowling Green University in Bowling Green, Ohio in 1963, and received a PhD from The Ohio State University in 1973.

He was a member of the Academy of Management, the North American Case Research Association (NACRA), the Society for Case Research (SCR), the North American Management Society, and the Strategic Management Society. He is past president of the NACRA, the SCR and the Iowa State University Press Board of Directors, served as vice president of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and was recognized in 1999 by the Iowa State University College of Business with its Innovation in Teaching Award, and a fellow of the North American Case Research Association.

Hunger is survived by his wife, Betty Hunger, and four daughters: Kari McMullen (Jeff), Suzi Schandoeny (Nick), Lori Carmichael (Derek), and Merry Kelley (Dylan, as well as five grandchildren: Maddie and Meggie McMullen, Summer and Kacey Schandoney, and Edan David Gregory Kelley. He is also survived by two siblings, Jane Senderak (John) and Jim Hunger (Terry), as well as extended family including cousins, nieces and nephews. He was proceeded in death by his parents, Betty and Jack.