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Rose invited to be affiliate, faculty in history department

December 18, 2008

Professor Jonathan Rose, of the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, has been invited to join the Arizona State University Department of History as an affiliate and, in a separate action, the History Department’s Ph.D. program voted to admit Rose as a member of its graduate faculty. 

Rose, who is a Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar and a Faculty Fellow in the Center for the Study of Law, Science, & Technology, earned his B.A. at the University of Pennsylvania and his LL.B. at the University of Minnesota. 

Professor Rose joined the College of Law faculty in 1968. After spending most of his career focusing on antitrust, regulation and legal ethics, he changed direction. His primary scholarly interests now involve medieval and early modern English legal history and his research focuses on the history and regulation of the legal profession and the operation of the medieval legal system. He also has written on early defamation law, medieval prisons, and the historiography of legal history. 

He teaches Legal History, Antitrust, Contracts and Legal Ethics, and has received numerous teaching awards. He also is a Faculty Affiliate of the Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies at ASU. He is the author of numerous articles on legal history, antitrust, economic and occupational regulation, and legal ethics. 

Professor Rose is a member of the Selden Society, the American Society of Legal History, the American Law Institute, and the BNA Antitrust and Trade Regulation Report Advisory Board. He is a life member of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. Professor Rose has also served on numerous committees and boards, and as a consultant for various departments of the state of Arizona, including as a Special Assistant to Governor Bruce Babbitt.

Judy Nichols,
(480) 727-7895
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law