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Neil A. Campbell (April 17, 1946—October 21, 2004) was an American scientist known best for his textbook Biology. First published in 1987, the text, which is co-authored by Jane Reece is in its 8th edition (ISBN 978-0-321-54325-7, published 27 November 2007 by Benjamin Cummings). The title is popular worldwide and is used in both high school and college-level classes. Besides educational content, the book also features interviews with well known biologists such as David Suzuki, John Maynard Smith, Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Dawkins and Patricia Churchland. Each year, over 500,000 students use his biology textbooks.
Total Books: 55
Campbell earned his M.A. in zoology from the University of California, Los Angeles and his Ph.D. in Plant Biology from the University of California, Riverside. He taught collegiate classes for over 30 years at Cornell University, Pomona College, University of California, Riverside, and San Bernardino Valley College.
Campbell received multiple awards: the Distinguished Alumnus Award from University of California, Riverside in 2001 and the first ever Outstanding Professor Award from San Bernardino Valley College in 1986.
Campbell was also a researcher who studied desert and coastal plants. He conducted research on how certain plants would adjust in environments with different salinity, temperature, and pH. In addition, he conducted studies on the Mimosa plant and other legumes.
Campbell died on 21 October 2004 of heart failure just after the manuscript for the seventh international edition of Biology was completed.