Last updated on: 2/4/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Richard Poulin, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Sociology at the University of Ottawa
Position:
Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“It’s not the law that puts women at risk, but the nature of prostitution itself. Prostitution is violence – it’s how the women are recruited and held in check.”

Edmonton Sun, June 19, 2005

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Sociology, University of Ottawa
  • Webmaster, Art Council, University of Ottawa
Education:
  • PhD, Université de Montréal, 1984
  • MA, Université du Québec à Montréal, 1978
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Does Legal Prostitution Lead to Human Trafficking and Slavery?