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Christopher Rossi

Adjunct Faculty Member

He has worked on the Psychology of Deterrence project at the Arms Control Association of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C., on verification and public information issues for the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Austria, and as an assistant professor of international relations and American foreign policy at American University in Washington, D.C. In 1997-1998, he served as a director on the National Security Council in the Clinton White House in the office of Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs.

He holds a PhD and MA in international relations from Johns Hopkins University, an LLM in public international law from the University of London and a JD from the University of Iowa.

Address: 
280 Boyd Law Building
Courses Taught: 
Public International Law
Publications: 

Dr. Rossi is the author of Equity and International Law: A Legal Realist Approach to International Decisionmaking (1994), Broken Chain of Being: James Brown Scott and the Origins of Modern International Law (1998), and has co-edited works on national security and US-Latin American relations.

Education: 

BA, Washington University, 1980

JD, University of Iowa College of Law, 1982

LLM, University of London, 1983

MA, Johns Hopkins, 1985

PhD, Johns Hopkins, 1991