Last updated on: 1/5/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Ian Dowbiggin, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of History at the University of Prince Edward Island
Position:
Con to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“I am opposed to legalizing PAS [physician-assisted suicide] because I believe that the harm outweighs the benefits of doing so from a clinical, ethical, social, and economic perspective.”

Email to Euthanasia ProCon.org, January 5, 2007

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of History, University of Prince Edward Island
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, History of Psychiatry
Education:
  • PhD, History, University of Rochester, 1986
  • MA, University of Toronto, 1980
  • BA, MacMaster University, 1975
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. What Is Euthanasia?