|CNN program featured Centre professor
RELEASED: May 10, 2001
DANVILLE, KYDavid Anderson, Associate Professor of Economics at Centre College, appeared on the Cable News Network show "CNN Sunday". The program was aired May 13.
Anderson was part of a three-person panel that discussed the death penalty in light of the upcoming execution of Timothy McVeigh on June 11. The other guests were Paul Rubin, a professor of economics at Emory University in Atlanta, and criminal psychologist Helen Morrison. Stephen Frazier, co-anchor of CNN NewsStand, served as the moderator.
Anderson has expertise in the economics of law, crime, and the environment. He recently released a study on crime and the findings showed that the death penalty is not a deterrent to violent crime. He has published scholarly articles on a wide-range of subjects and has published five books.
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