Alexander S. Rosas
Assistant Professor of Political Science and Director of the Program in Law and Society

General Information
School: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: History and Political Science

Contact Information
Office: 20 Valley Road
Phone: 413-782-1680
Campus Box #: Valley Road
Email: alexander.rosas@wne.edu

Education
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
J.D., University of California, Berkeley
B.A., Stanford University

Additional Information

     Alexander Rosas joined the faculty at Western New England University in August 2011.  His primary areas of academic interest lie in political and legal theory; law and society; international human rights law and public international law; and issues of multiculturalism, immigration and citizenship.  He also has interests in torts and comparative law.  His current research focuses on the integration of cultural and religious minorities in France and the protection of cultural rights in international human rights law, and he is in the initial stages of a research project on tort liability for bullying.  He also serves as the university's Pre-Law Advisor.

     Professor Rosas holds a Ph.D. in Jurisprudence and Social Policy and a J.D., Order of the Coif, from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.A., with Honors and University Distinction, in International Relations from Stanford University.  He is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.

Courses Taught
International Human Rights
International Law and Organization
Introduction to Law and Society
Legal Policy and Politics
The State v. The People: The Wire, Law and Order and Oz (with Professor William Force)
Theories of Justice
Western Political Thought
When Cultures Collide: The Law and Politics of Cultural Diversity