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Professor of Peace Studies in Bradford dies at 87
9:00am Saturday 14th September 2013 in News
Eminent professor and political commentator James O’Connell has died at the age of 87.
Prof O’Connell was Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford from 1978 to 1993 during which time he built up a respected academic department.
He died in his sleep on September 8. He had been diagnosed with bowel cancer three weeks earlier.
Professor O’Connell is survived by his wife, four children and three grandchildren. The funeral will be held at 1.30pm on Monday, at City of London Cemetery, London. His daughter Sheila Fox can be a-mailed at sheila_fox@rocketmail. com. Donations are welcome in lieu of flowers to WaterAid or St Joseph’s Hospice.
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