Professor of Political Science, Florida Atlantic University
Dr. DeRosa received his Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of Houston and his B.A. from West Virginia University. Before moving to Florida Atlantic University in 1990, he taught at Davis & Elkins College (1985-1988) and Louisiana State University (1988-1990). He is a Salvatori Fellow with the Heritage Foundation and full professor in the Department of Political Science.
In addition to publishing three books, DeRosa has written articles and reviews in professional journals. His teaching specializations are American constitutional law & policymaking, international law, law and American society, and the judicial process. He resides in Wellington, Florida, with his wife and four children.
- Private Property: The Forgotten 'Unalienable' Right
- McDonald v. Chicago: Selective Incorporation Theory Run Amok
- Robert E. Lee: The Last American?
- The Confederate Constitution of 1861: An Inquiry Into American Constitutionalism University of Missouri (November 1, 1991)
- An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law Transaction Publishers; Revised edition (January 1, 1997)
- Redeeming American Democracy: Lessons from the Confederate Constitution Pelican Publishing (September 26, 2007)
- The Politics of Dissolution: The Quest for A National Identity and the American Civil War Transaction Publishers (January 1, 1997)
- The Ninth Amendment and the Politics of Creative Jurisprudence: Disparaging the Fundamental Right of Popular Control Transaction Publishers (January 1, 1995)
- Why the U.S. Needs a Balanced Budget Amendment in The Journal of the James Madison Institute, Summer/Fall 2011
- Futher Thoughts on Power: Debate on Power Should Continue in Humanitas, Vol. XV, No. 1
- The Rule of Law v. The Misrule of Ideology: The Confederacy and Constitutional Interpretation in Texas Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 3, 1999