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Rosa Brooks Biography, Age, Career, Books, Height, and Net Worth

Rosa Brooks Biography

Rosa Brooks is an American law professor at Georgetown University Law Center. A journalist, author, and foreign policy expert, Rosa is the author of the 2016 book How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year and was selected by the Military Times as one of the ten best books of the year.

Her book was also shortlisted for the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Arthur Ross Book Award. she is also an adjunct scholar at West Point’s Modern War Institute and a senior fellow at the New America Foundation.

she is a frequent commentator on politics and foreign policy. Rosa served for years as a columnist and contributing editor for Foreign Policy and as a weekly columnist for the Los Angeles Times.

At Georgetown Law, she is a founder of Georgetown Law’s Program on Innovative Policing, which in 2016 launched the Police for Tomorrow Fellowship Program with Washington, D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department.

Rosa Brooks
Rosa Brooks

Rosa Brooks Career

Her work history has included previous government service as a senior adviser to Assistant Secretary Harold Hongju Koh at the U.S. Department of State. Brooks has also taught at the University of Virginia School of Law and worked as Special Counsel to the President at the Open Society Institute, George Soros’ philanthropic foundation. Rosa is the former director of Yale Law School’s human rights program.

Rosa has also been a consultant for Human Rights Watch, a fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard, a board member of Amnesty International USA, and a member of the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law. Rosa currently serves on the board of the Open Society Foundation’s US Programs Fund and the board of the Harper’s Magazine Foundation.


Her scholarly work has focused mostly on national security, terrorism, and rule of law issues, international law, human rights, the law of war, and failed states. Along with Jane Stromseth and David Wippman, she co-authored Can Might Make Rights?

Building the Rule of Law After Military Interventions (2006). she is also the author of numerous scholarly articles published in law reviews. Her most recent book is How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything.

Rosa Brooks Education

In 1991 she earned a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University. While an undergraduate at Harvard, she served as president of the Phillips Brooks House Association, Harvard’s undergraduate public service organization. Rosa was a Marshall Scholar at Oxford University (Christ Church). In 1996 she received a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Rosa Brooks Personal life

she is the daughter of best-selling author Barbara Ehrenreich (Nickel and Dimed) and author and psychologist John Ehrenreich. Brooks has two children and is married to LTC Joseph Mouer,[10] a now-retired Army Special Forces officer. Rosa is also a reserve police officer with Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department.

Rosa Brooks Books

  • How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything, Simon and Schuster, 2016, ISBN 9781476777863.
  • Rosa Brooks, Jane Stromseth, David Wippman, Can Make Rights? Building the Rule of Law After Military Interventions, Cambridge University Press, 2006, ISBN 0521678013.
  • A Garden of Paper Flowers: An American at Oxford, Picador, 1994, ISBN 9780330327947 (under the name Rosa Ehrenreich; later articles are credited to Rosa Ehrenreich Brooks).

Rosa Brooks Age

She was born in New York City. Information about her age will be updated as soon as possible.

Rosa Brooks Husband

She has been married to Joseph Mouer, a retired Army Special Forces officer, since 2012.

Rosa Brooks Height

She is approximately 5’7” tall.

Rosa Brooks Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million.


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