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David Stephen Smith

David Stephen Smith, American biology educator. Carnegie Foundation fellow, 1972-1974.


  • Smith, David Stephen was born on July 11, 1943 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of George Harley and Bessie Rebecca (Bunch) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University São Paolo. Florida, 1964; Master of Arts, University São Paolo. Florida, 1970; Doctor Arts, Idaho State University, 1974.


    • Research assistant College Medicine University São Paolo. Florida, Tampa, 1970-1972. Professor department biology San Antonio College, since 1974.


    • Study Guide to Accompany: Life, the Science of Biology, 9th Edition
    • For each chapter of the textbook Life, 9th edition, this Study Guide offers a variety of study and review tools, including detailed reviews of the Important Concepts, Big Picture, Diagram Exercises, Common Problem Areas, Study Strategies, and Study Questions (multiple-choice and short-answer) with answers and explanations.
    • Author: Study Guide to Biology, 1982, Study Guide: Anatomy and Physiology, 1989. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member Southside School Board, San Antonio, 1979-1985, president, 1982-1985. Precinct chairman, Democratic Party, Bexar County, Texas, 1986-1992. Board directors Thelma Area Neighborhood Area Corporation, since 1994.

    Captain United States Air Force, 1964-1969. Member Lepidopterist Society, American Microscopical Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Center for Science Education, Texas Junior College Teachers Association, Human Anatomy and Physiology Society.



    Astronomy, electronics, computers, lepidoptery, civil war history.


    • Married Elva Molina, March 25, 1965. Children: Sylvia, Diane, Deborah.
    • father: George Harley Smith
    • mother: Bessie Rebecca (Bunch) Smith
    • spouse: Elva Molina
    • children: Sylvia Smith
    • Diane Smith
    • Deborah Smith
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    Born July 11, 1943
    (age 74)
    • 1964
      University S. Florida
    • 1970
      University S. Florida
    • 1974
      Idaho State University
    • 1970 - 1972
      Research assistant, College Medicine University S. Florida
      Tampa, Florida, United States
    • 1974
      professor, department biology San Antonio College