Ralph A. Rossum, Ph.D.

Salvatori Professor Emeritus of American Constitutionalism



Areas of Expertise

American Constitutionalism
American Founding
Constitutional Law
Crime and Criminal Justice
Indian Gaming Issues
Supreme Court
Voting Rights


B.A., Concordia College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Awards and Affiliations

Phi Beta Kappa

Who's Who in America, annual editions, 1988-present

Who’s Who in the World, 2007-present

Research and Publications

The Supreme Court and Tribal Gaming: California v. Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, University Press of Kansas, 2011

Antonin Scalia’s Jurisprudence: Text and Tradition, paperback edition with a new afterword, 2016; and Federalism, the Supreme Court, and the Seventeenth Amendment, Lexington Press, 2001.