Christopher Rossi

Adjunct Faculty Member

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

Christopher (Chris) Rossi teaches courses in public international law. 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 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. 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.