In Memoriam

Marilyn A. Campbell (1935-2007)

Marilyn Campbell, a career educator, died late last month in Bloomfield, Connecticut. She was 71 years old.

Campbell was a native of Montgomery, Alabama, and graduated with a degree in psychology from Talladega College. She went on to earn a master’s degree from Howard University and a Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

During a long career in the academic world, Dr. Campbell taught at Alabama State University, Florida A&M University, Peabody College, Meharry Medical College, and the medical school at the University of Connecticut. She was later an administrator for the Connecticut Department of Education.

Dr. Campbell appeared on the April 25, 1963 cover of Jet magazine under the headline, “Psychology Teacher Turns Model.”