Last updated on: 1/6/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Paul R. Abramson, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Psychology at UCLA
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“[T]he evidence from Nevada suggests that decriminalization, in tandem with legal regulatory schemes, would better protect the health and safety of both prostitutes and their customers.”

Sexual Rights in America, 2003

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor, Psychology, UCLA, 1976-present
  • Editor, Journal of Sex Research, 1998-1992
  • Fellow, Society for the Scientific Study of Sex, 1986-1992
  • Technical Advisor, Global Program on AIDS, World Health Organization, 1989-1991
  • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Sex Therapist, American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, 1980
Education:
  • PhD, University of Connecticut, 1976
  • MA, Connecticut College, 1974
  • BA, University of Miami, 1971
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should People Have a Right to Become Prostitutes?
  2. Is Prostitution a Threat to Marriage?
  3. Should Prostitution Be Legal?