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John Sparks

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Information and Decision Sciences


Building & Room:

UH 2430


601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 996-8368

CV Link:

John Sparks



  • Manager of Data Analysis, Castro McMahon, Inc, Chicago, IL
  • Senior Analytic Consultant, Grey Marketing Solutions, Downers Grove, IL
  • Risk & Statistical Information Manager, DISCOVER Financial Services, Riverwoods, IL
  • Supervisor, Analytic Services & Consulting Statistician, YOUNG & RUBICAM, Chicago, IL
  • Marketing Analyst, THE SERVICES GROUP, Chicago, IL

Teaching Interests

  • Business Statistics
  • Statistical Software for Business

Research Interests

  • Data Mining Techniques


PhD in Business Administration, Area of Inquiry in Business Statistics, University of Illinois at Chicago
Master of Business Administration, University of Michigan
Masters of Applied Statistics, Oakland University