Last updated on: 8/31/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Robert Kastenbaum, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor Emeritus of Gerontology and Communications at University of Arizona at Tempe
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

No position found

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to end-of-life issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to end-of-life.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Communications, University of Arizona at Tempe, Present
  • Professor of Gerontology and Communication, Department of Communications, University of Arizona at Tempe
  • Professor, Wayne State University
  • Professor, University of Massachusetts at Boston
  • Professor, Clark University, Massachusetts
  • Director of Psychologic Research at Cushing Hospital, Framingham, Massachusetts
  • Lawton Award for Distinguished Contributions to Clinical Geropsychology, American Psychological Association
  • Richard A. Kalish Award for Most Innovative Publication for Dorian Graying, Gerontological Society of America
  • Founder and former editor, International Journal of Aging and Human Development
  • Founder and former editor, Omega, Journal of Death and Dying
  • Former president of the American Association of Suicidology
  • Former president, Behavioral and Social Sciences section, Gerontological Society of America
  • Former president, American Psychological Association’s Division 20
Education:
  • PhD, Philosophy, University of Southern California
  • BA, Long Beach State College
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. What Is the Medical Definition of Death?