BU professor to lecture at next IS LCC Lecture Series

For immediate release: Nov. 3, 2009

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's International Studies Living and Learning Community Lecture Series will feature "Stars on Capitol Hill" on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Living and Learning Community Center, Columbia Residence Hall, room 119.

Harry C. "Neil" Shrine IV, associate professor of political science at BU, will present the lecture. Strine has published research findings in the areas of presidential signing statements, lobbying, casework, term limits and media framing of Supreme Court decisions. He is currently researching incivility in Supreme Court confirmation hearings with a colleague at Indiana University Kokomo.

Strine is a Bloomsburg native and 1993 graduate of BU, where he earned a bachelor's degree in political science. He is the director of the BU Forensics Team; adviser of Pi Kappa Delta, an honorary speech and debate society; and co-adviser of the BU College Republicans. He has been a BU faculty member since 2003.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.