by Chris Rossi, Wed. Aug 28, 2019
Christopher Rossi is Director of Humanities Iowa and is an Adjunct Faculty Member of the Iowa Law College. Chris has a Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and law degrees from the University of London and the University of Iowa.
Chris worked on deterrence issues for the Arms Control Association, a division of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and on verification issues at the UN International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna. He has taught at American University, UNI, the Mongolian Diplomatic Academy, and Pusan National University.
He served on the White House National Security Council as Director of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs. He has written extensively on the law of war, legal history, international courts and criminal tribunals, polar affairs and the law of the sea. He has co-edited two books on international affairs and has authored four books, the latest being Whiggish International Law, Elihu Root, The Monroe Doctrine, and International Law in the Americas” (2019).