Christopher Rossi

Adjunct Faculty Member


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).

His journal articles are available at


  • 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