Tom Rozinski, JD, MA

Associate Professor and Deputy Chair for Lander College for Men

Department of Political Science

Lander College for Women / The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School, Lander College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Presidential Power, civil liberties law, public administration and political theory


Tom Rozinski holds a B.A. summa cum laude from Yale University, an M.A. in Government from Harvard University, and a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School. He teaches courses on judicial politics, constitutional law, political theory, the Presidency, public administration, and international relations. He is also the deputy chair for Lander College for Men.

Prior to joining Touro in 2006, Prof. Rozinski practiced law at two large firms in Manhattan and served for seven years as general counsel to two New York City agencies. In 2001, he was Acting Commissioner of Homeless Services for New York City. He has also taught legal writing at the University of Michigan Law School.

Prof. Rozinski writes about political science pedagogy and prelaw education. His articles include “Using Music to Teach Political Theory,” PS: Political Science and Politics (July 2015), and “Experiential Legal Writing Before Law School,” Journal of Experiential Learning (Spring 2017). 

Prof. Rozinski is the principal prelaw advisor for Touro students at all campuses, and is the immediate past President of the Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors, the nation’s largest prelaw advising organization. Last year, he founded New York Connect, an organization of the prelaw advisors in the New York metropolitan area. He can be reached at

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