Last updated on: 2/4/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Richard Symanski, PhD Biography

Title:
Senior Lecturer of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California at Irvine
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“The basic question about prostitution is not whether it will exist, but what form it will take. I am convinced that the ‘Nevada approach’ has considerable merit. The people of Nevada think so too.”

“Prostitution in Nevada,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Sep. 1974

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Senior Lecturer, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California at Irvine, 1994-present
  • Former Environmental Consultant
  • Former Visiting Professor, Geography, University of Illinois
  • Former Assistant Professor, Geography, University of Texas
Education:
  • PhD, Syracuse University
Other:
  • None found