Reviews, Appearances, & Excerpts

Rosa's articles and essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and dozens of other newspapers and magazines.

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The Law Professor Who Trained with the D.C. Police

Rosa Brooks, a professor at Georgetown Law, has spent much of her career observing the relationship between violence and law enforcement. She has worked in the State Department and at the Pentagon, and has taught courses on international law and national security.


A Georgetown professor trades her classroom for a police beat

A decade ago, Sudhir Venkatesh, a Columbia University professor of sociology, made quite a splash with his book “Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets.” His research consisted of shadowing a Chicago gang for 10 years, and it yielded valuable insights on the inner workings of the drug trade.


Tangled Up in Blue: Policing the American City, by Rosa Brooks

A law professor’s account of patrolling the streets as a volunteer cop gets under the skin of the policing problem.


5 Hot Books: What's It Like To Be a Police Officer?

In her extraordinary chronicle of becoming a reserve police officer in our nation’s capital, Brooks has bridged the vast chasm between Blue Lives Matter and Defund the Police.


The Trump effort to undermine the election is ‘almost certainly doomed’

Katy Tur is joined for a discussion by Georgetown Law Professor, Rosa Brooks. She is the Organizer of the Transition Integrity Project, which brought together a bipartisan group of experts over the summer to "war-game" potential scenarios around the election.


A Stalker in the White House

Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)