Visiting Professor of Law
B.A., Ph.D., J.D., Yale University
Catherine J. Ross is a Professor of Law at The George
Washington University Law School. She specializes in constitutional
law, family law, and legal and policy issues concerning children.
Professor Ross is currently writing a book entitled The
Troubled First Amendment in Our Public Schools, under contract
to Harvard University Press. Professor Ross is a co-author of
Contemporary Family Law (West).
A member of the School of Social Science at the Institute for
Advanced Study in Princeton from 2008 to 2009, Professor Ross has
taught as a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania
and Boston College. Prior to teaching, she was a litigator at Paul,
Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York. Before
attending Yale Law School, Professor Ross was on the faculty of the
Yale Child Study Center, and the Bush Center on Child Development
and Social Policy at Yale, where she had previously been a
Professor Ross will be visiting at St. John’s for the 2011-2012
academic year, teaching Family Law and Constitutional Law.