Kommers to discuss constitutional law on the "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show

beginning Thursday, July 5, 2007

From St. Norbert College, June 21, 2007
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Donald Kommers, the Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame and a member of Notre Dame's law faculty, will be the special guest during the July "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show, hosted by dean and academic vice president of the college Michael Marsden. They will discuss constitutional law.

Upon graduating with honors in English and philosophy from the Catholic University of America, Kommers served for two years in the United States Marine Corps. He received his Master's degree and Ph.D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he also studied law. In 1998, he received an honorary doctor of laws degree from Germany's Heidelberg University, only the third American to be so honored by that university. Kommers spent several years of his academic career in Germany. Kommers was commencement speaker at St. Norbert College on May 13.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" is broadcast every Thursday in July beginning July 5 at 6:30 p.m. New shows appear the first Thursday of each month. The series airs on TWCT Time Warner Cable television channel 4 in Green Bay, Howard/Suamico and Seymour; channel 4 in the Fox Cities; channel 2 in Neenah/Menasha, and channel 5 (college channel) in De Pere, Ashwaubenon and Bellevue; and on NET cable channel 46 in Pulaski.

The show may also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), Time Warner Cable's local video-on-demand channel 1111. It is all local, all the time and available free to Time Warner Cable's digital cable customers in 70 communities in northeast Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" also airs in Milwaukee, Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids and Upper Michigan.

More information on the show can be found by visiting the show's web site at http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations/.