Ian Dowbiggin

Ian Dowbiggin is a professor of history at the University of Prince Edward Island. A scholar in the history of medicine, he is also a bi-weekly commentator on public affairs with the CBC radio program Island Morning. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Rochester, his M.A. from the University of Tornoto, and his B.A. from McMaster University.


Volume 61

Guests on Volume 61: Ian Dowbiggin, on the history of the “right to die”movement; Arthur J. Dyck, on Life's Worth: The Case against Assisted Suicide; Daniel Dreisbach, on the building of Jefferson's "wall of separation"; Michael L. Peterson, on the elements of a Christian philosophy of education; Stephen Schwartz, on the differences between Balkan Muslims and those of Saudi Arabia; Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, on how young people are taught to invest in themselves rather than family or community; and John H. Timmerman, on the person and poetry of Jane Kenyon and on how she lived and worked.