Joe Levine

Joe Levine

Co-author of Miller & Levine's 'Biology'
Joe Levine

Joe Levine’s dissertation research, conducted between Harvard University and the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, focused on the evolution of color vision in aquatic animals. He has taught introductory biology, marine biology, neurobiology, and physiology at Boston College, and a field course in coral reef biology at the Boston University Marine Program. His research has been published in journals ranging from Science to Scientific American, and his popular scientific writing has appeared in several trade books, as well as in magazines such as Smithsonian and Natural History.  He has produced science features for NPR’s “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered,” and helped launch Discovery Channel’s “Discover Magazine.” He has served as scientific advisor to NOVA for programs including “Judgment Day”, and as Science Editor on two PBS series: “The Secret of Life,” “The Evolution Project,” and the OMNI-MAX films “Cocos: Island of Sharks” and “Coral Reef Adventure.”  With Kenneth Miller, Joe co-authors Biology (Pearson Education), the most widely-used high school biology program in the United States. 

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