Last updated on: 10/5/2010 | Author: ProCon.org

Adrian Lund, PhD Biography

Title:
President of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Position:
Con to the question "Should the Drinking Age Be Lowered from 21 to a Younger Age?"
Reasoning:

“Clandestine underage drinking is a problem, but lowering the drinking age is not a solution.”

“Protecting Teens from the Dangers of Alcohol Use and Abuse: Wishful Thinking Versus Science,” www.iihs.org, Oct. 2007

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • President, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 2006-present
  • President, Highway Loss Data Institute, 2006-present
  • Chief Operating Officer, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 2001-2006
  • Chief Operating Officer, Highway Loss Data Institute, 2001-2006
  • Senior Vice President for Research, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 1993-2001
  • Behavioral Scientist, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 1981-1993
  • Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, 1974-1981
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences Committee on Effectiveness and Impact of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards
  • Member, National Research Council Committee for the Review of the Intelligent Vehicle Initiative
Education:
  • PhD, Social Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1975
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
Pro & Con Quotes: Should the Drinking Age Be Lowered from 21 to a Younger Age?