Rosemary Salomone
Kenneth Wang Professor of Law


  • Legal issues

Rosemary Salomone teaches constitutional law, administrative law and seminars on children and the law and comparative equality and anti-discrimination law. She served in past years as associate academic dean and director of the Center for Law and Public Policy and is a senior fellow of the Vincentian Institute for Social Action at St. John’s University. Salomone is currently writing a book on global English to be published by Oxford University Press. Other works include “True American: Language, Identity, and the Education of Immigrant Children” and “Same, Different, Equal: Rethinking Single-Sex Schooling,” which was selected as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2005 by Choice Magazine. She has received numerous research and academic awards, including St. John’s University’s highest honor, the St. Vincent de Paul Teacher-Scholar Award. She has received grants from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, the Spencer Foundation and Harvard University. Salomone earned a doctorate, master’s degree and a Master of Laws from Columbia University; a law degree from Brooklyn Law School; a master’s from Hunter College; and a bachelor’s from Brooklyn College.