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Meet the Authors

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Ken Miller

Ken Miller

Biography

Mr. Miller grew up in Rahway, New Jersey, attended the local public schools, and graduated from Rahway High School in 1966. Miller attended Brown University on a scholarship and graduated with honors. He was awarded a National Defense Education Act fellowship for graduate study, and earned his Ph.D. in Biology at the University of Colorado. Miller is Professor of Biology at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, where he teaches courses in general biology and cell biology.

Miller’s research specialty is the structure of biological membranes. He has published more than 70 research papers in journals such as CELL, Nature and Scientific American. In 1999, he wrote the popular trade book Finding Darwin’s God.

Miller lives with his wife, Jody, on a small farm in Rehoboth, Massachusetts. He is the father of two daughters, one of whom is a wildlife biologist. He swims competitively in the masters’ swimming program and umpires high school and collegiate softball.

Author Interviews

In these short, inspiring videos, Ken discussess a variety of topics from college readiness to stem cells as well as his love for biology.

play video Ken Miller on Teaching with Controversy
Ken Miller discusses teaching biology and the controversy that is inherent

play video Ken Miller on Biology in his childhood
Ken Miller discusses the passion for biology he felt as a child learning for the first time

play video Ken Miller on Passion for Biology
Ken Miller discusses his passion for Biology and this new program

play video Ken Miller on Changes in Biology
Ken Miller discusses the many changes that have occurred in the field of Biology

play video Ken Miller on the Biology Program History
Ken Miller discusses Miller & Levine Biology over the years and how it has brought them to write this new program.

play video Ken Miller on the New Biology Program
Ken Miller discusses features and aspects of the new Biology Program

play video Ken Miller on Digital Path for Biology
Ken Miller discusses multimedia and online support for the new Biology Program

play video Ken Miller on International Evaluation
Ken Miller discusses how the New biology Program prepares students to match-up to international standards

play video Ken Miller on College Entrance
Ken Miller discusses entering college

play video Ken Miller on Preparing for College
Ken Miller discusses what he as a professor expects his entering students to understand

play video Ken Miller on Evolution
Ken Miller discusses the importance of evolution when teaching Biology

play video Ken Miller on Stem Cells
Ken Miller discusses new advances in cellular Biology and the revelations of stem cells

play video Ken Miller on the Macaw cover
Ken Miller discusses why they chose the Scarlet Macaw for the cover image of the new Biology Program

play video Ken Miller on Untamed Science
Ken Miller discusses how the Untamed Science team was instrumental to the new Biology program

Lectures

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Joe Levine

Joe Levine

Biography

Mr. Levine was born in Mount Vernon, New York, where he attended public schools. He earned a B.S. in Biology at Tufts University, a master’s degree from the Boston University Marine Program, and a Ph.D. at Harvard University. His research has been published in scientific journals ranging from Science to Scientific American, and in several academic books. He taught introductory biology, marine ecology, and neurobiology for six years at Boston College.

After receiving a Macy Fellowship in Science Broadcast Journalism at WGBH-TV, Levine dedicated himself to improving public understanding of science. His popular writing has appeared in five trade books and in magazines such as Smithsonian, GEO, and Natural History. He has produced science features for National Public Radio and has designed exhibit programs for state aquarium projects in Texas, New Jersey, and Florida.

Since 1987, Levine has served as scientific advisor at WGBH, where he worked on NOVA programs and on projects including the film Cocos: Island of Sharks and the series The Secret of Life. Most recently, he served as Science Editor for The Evolution Project.

Levine and his family live in Concord, Massachusetts, a short distance from Thoreau’s Walden Pond.

Author Interviews

play video Joe Levine on Teaching a Controversial Subject
Joe Levine discusses how the new Biology program addresses controversial subject matter while encouraging students to form their own opinions

play video Joe Levine on the Miller and Levine Partnership
Joe Levine discusses how he and Ken Miller started working together

play video Joe Levine on Writing Biology
Joe Levine discusses why he and Ken Miller wrote this new Biology program

play video Joe Levine on the Reason for a New Book
Joe Levine discusses the rationale behind creating this new Biology program

play video Joe Levine on Narrative Style
Joe Levine discusses how the narrative style of the new Biology program engages students

play video Joe Levine on Untamed Science
Joe Levine discusses the involvement of Untamed Science within the new Biology program

play video Joe Levine on Individual Needs
Joe Levine discusses how this new Biology program addresses the needs of a student population with different learning styles and rates

play video Joe Levine on the Internet
Joe Levine discusses how the new Biology program utilizes the internet and the world wide web

play video Joe Levine on the Macaw Cover Image
Joe Levine discusses how they came to choose a Scarlet Macaw as the cover image for the new Program

play video Joe Levine on Author Updates
Joe Levine discusses how Author Updates will keep the new Biology program current by offering updated content via the internet

play video Joe Levine on Student Performance
Joe Levine discusses how the new Biology program is designed to improve performance in testing and in an international comparison

play video Joe Levine on Engaging Students
Joe Levine discusses how the new Biology program is designed to be interesting, relevant, and engaging

play video Joe Levine on College Readiness
Joe Levine discusses how the new Biology program prepares students for a college education

play video Joe Levine on Parents Perspective
Joe Levine discusses what parents should know about the new Biology program

play video Joe Levine on his Love for Biology
Joe Levine discusses how he came to love Biology

play video Joe Levine on Tropical Study Program
Joe Levine discusses how he and Ken developed the Tropical Study Program as a response to the admiration they feel for teachers

Lectures

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