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Professor Rosemary Salomone


Kenneth Wang Professor of Law, St. John's University School of Law, United States



Rosemary Salomone (Ph.D., J.D.), the Kenneth Wang Professor of Law and former Associate Academic Dean at St. John's University School of Law (USA), is a linguist, lawyer, and professor of constitutional and administrative law. She has lectured internationally and published extensively on education law and policy, comparative equality, language rights, children's rights, and gender. For ten years she served as a member of the State University of New York Board of Trustees which oversees sixty-four campuses. Prior to joining St. John's, she was an Associate Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where she taught education law and language policy and where she was also a lecturer in the Institute for Educational Management. She is an elected member of the American Law Institute and the American Bar Foundation.



The Rise of English: Global Politics and the Power of Language (Oxford University Press); True American: Language, Identity, and the Education of Immigrant Children (Harvard University Press); Same, Different, Equal: Rethinking Single-Sex Schooling (Yale University Press); Visions of Schooling: Conscience, Community, and Common Education (Yale University Press)


Comparative equality, language rights, gender, children's rights, education law and policy, constitutional law, administrative law
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