Ezra Rosser

American University Washington College of Law

Ezra Rosser is a professor at American University Washington College of Law, where he has taught Property, Poverty Law, Federal Indian Law, Housing Law, Land Use, and Wills, Trusts, and Estates. Previously he served as a visiting professor at Ritsumeiken University, a 1665 Fellow at Harvard University, a visiting scholar at Yale Law School, and a Westerfield Fellow at Loyola University New Orleans School of Law. Rosser is a past chair of the AALS Poverty Law, Indian Nations and Indigenous Peoples, and Property Law Sections of the AALS. A graduate of Yale College, Harvard Law School, and the University of Cambridge, Rosser grew up in part on the Navajo Nation. He is a co-author of Poverty Law, Policy, and Practice (Aspen 2014) (with Juliet Brodie, Clare Pastore & Jeff Selbin) and a co-editor of The Poverty Law Canon (Michigan Press 2014) (with Marie Failinger) and Tribes, Land, and the Environment (Ashgate 2012) (with Sarah Krakoff). Rosser is currently writing a sole authored book, Exploiting the Fifth World: Navajo Land and Economic Development, under contract with Chicago Press, and editing a book about federalism and poverty programs, under contract with Cambridge University Press. Rosser is the editor of the poverty law blog and is the faculty director of the Economic Justice Program at American University Washington College of Law.