Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Law and Policy, Georgetown Law
Rosa Brooks 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. The book was also shortlisted for the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Arthur Ross Book Award. Brooks is also an adjunct scholar at West Point's Modern War Institute and a senior fellow at the New America Foundation. From April 2009 to July 2011, Brooks served as counselor to the under secretary of defense for policy, Michele Flournoy. She received the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service for her work. From 1999 to 2000, she served as a senior advisor at the U.S. Department of State. Brooks is a frequent commentator on politics and foreign policy. She 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, Brooks is a founder of the Program on Innovative Policing, which in 2016 launched the Police for Tomorrow Fellowship Program with the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Police Department.