Last updated on: 9/1/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Kate Hausbeck, PhD Biography

Title:
Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Academic Affairs at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“Overall, the biggest issue was looking at criminalization policies and asking, are they doing anything to stop prostitution? Are they protecting and empowering women? Are they making our communities safer? Are they improving the health, safety and well-being of prostitutes?”

Associated Press, July 14, 2006

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Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the study of prostitution. 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 prostitution issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Academic Affairs, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Co-Founder, Sex and Body Industry Research (SABIR) Project
  • Development Director, Nevada Chapter, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • Distinguished Teacher Award, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1999
Education:
  • PhD, Sociology, State University of New York, Buffalo
  • MA, Sociology, State University of New York, Buffalo
  • BA, Sociology and Political Science, State University of New York, Buffalo
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Would Legal Prostitution Better Protect Prostitutes from Violence?