James R. Hines
Professor emeritus

Areas of Expertise
Figure skating history from the early days to the present.

Ph.D. in Musicology, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1974
M.M. in Music Theory, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1969
B.A. in Music History, Old Dominion University, 1965

Awards, Scholarships, Grants
Faculty Member of the Year in 1980 by the CNU Alumni Association
Outstanding Faculty Member in 1987 and 1993 by CNU faculty

American Musicological Society, former Chair, Southeast Chapter, former Chapter Representative to the National Council
Society for American Music, local Arrangements Chair for National Conference in Hampton (1991), conference Manager for the Society (1994-2005)
International Society of Olympic Historians
Professional Skaters Association
Rotary Club of Oyster Point (1985-present)
Club President 1992-1993
District 7600 Interact Chair (1994-1996)
District 7600 International Service Chair (1996-2006)
Paul Harris Fellow (five times)

Community Involvement
Served on the City of Newport News Planning Commission (1988-1998)
Chair of the Regulations Committee (5 years)
Vice Chair of the Commission (2 years)
Chair of the Commission (2 years)
Chair of the Oversight Committee for “Framework for the Future,” the City of Newport News comprehensive plan (1997-2005)