Alumnus and Middle East expert to speak

For immediate release: Nov. 4, 2011

BLOOMSBURG — The Middle East team leader with the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs will discuss “Criminal Justice Reform in Post-Conflict Countries” Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. in Bloomsburg University’s Hartline Science Center, room 108.

The talk by Adam Bloomquist, a 1999 graduate of BU’s history department, is sponsored by the graduate program in public policy and international affairs, and is free and open to the public.

The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement is dedicated to fighting international drug trade. The bureau also strives to develop strategies to strengthen border security, prevent and prosecute crimes and improve training programs for judicial and law enforcement employees.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.