David J. Campbell

1948 - 2013

David J. Campbell, professor of geography at Michigan State University, died on May 16, 2013, at the age of 65. After growing up in Wales, he received his B.A. in geography from the University of Bristol U.K. and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Clark University. A faculty member at MSU since 1979, he served as associate dean for research in the College of Social Science. From 1976-1979, he held a post-doctoral position funded by the Rockefeller Foundation at the Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi, Kenya. He also conducted research and lived in many African countries including Kenya, Cameroon, Zimbabwe and Rwanda.