About Sylvia Mader

Dedicated Author...

Sylvia S. Mader, Ph.D., has written numerous biology textbooks for WCB/McGraw-Hill in addition to her most famous book, Inquiry Into Life. Her 20-year relationship with the company has yielded such titles as Human Biology, Fourth Edition, Understanding Anatomy and Physiology, Third Edition, and Biology, Fifth Edition.

A brilliant and prolific writer, Dr. Mader was a respected and well-loved biology instructor before she began her writing career. In fact, she developed some of her well-known teaching and learning techniques while helping science-shy students appreciate and learn biology at Lowell University and Massachusetts Bay Community College.

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