Professor Rossi is an 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.
Dr. Rossi is the author of Whiggish International Law: Elihu Root, the Monroe Doctrine, and International Law in the Americas (Brill/Nijhoff), Sovereignty and Territorial Temptation (Cambridge University Press), Broken Chain of Being, James Brown Scott and the Origins of Modern International Law (Kluwer), and Equity and International Law (Transnational). He is the co-editor of Temas de derecho internacional, and assistant co-editor of Toward Nuclear Disarmament and Global Security (Westview).