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Last modified: Monday, October 12, 2009

Media Advisory: Nobel Prize-winner Elinor Ostrom to be available for interviews

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 12, 2009

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University Bloomington Professor Elinor Ostrom, who has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Science, will be available for interviews at a media availability to be held at 11:30 a.m. today (Oct. 12) at the Radio-TV Building, 1229 E. 7th St. in Bloomington, Ind.

Elinor Ostrom

Elinor Ostrom

Ostrom, who will be joined at the media availability by IU President Michael A. McRobbie, is expected to deliver a brief statement, then take questions from media.

The media availability will also be broadcast on the IU Video-Link. It will be also streamed live at http://www.broadcast.iu.edu.

Ostrom is the Arthur F. Bentley Professor of Political Science and professor of public and environmental affairs. She also co-founded the Workshop on Political Theory and Policy Analysis at IU Bloomington and is part-time co-director of the Center for the Study of Institutions, Population and Environmental Change (CIPEC).

Ostrom, the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in economics, was honored for her analysis of the economic governance, especially the commons.

WHAT: Media availability with IU Professor and Nobel Prize-winner Elinor Ostrom

WHO: Elinor Ostrom, the Arthur F. Bentley Professor of Political Science and professor of public and environmental affairs at IU Bloomington, and IU President Michael A. McRobbie

WHEN: 11:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 12

WHERE: IU Radio-TV Building, 1229 E. 7th St., Bloomington, Ind.

For more information, news media may contact Larry MacIntyre, University Communications, at 812-856-1172 or lmacinty@indiana.edu.