Rosemary Nossiff

Associate Professor of Political Science

Dr. Rosemary Nossiff joined the Marymount Manhattan College faculty in Political Science in 2004. Before coming to the College, she taught American politics at Rutgers University.

Professor Nossiff’s interests are in the areas of American political development, public policy, and social justice. Her book, Before Roe: Abortion Policy in the States, published in 2001, was a comparative study of abortion policy in the United States in the seven year period preceding the 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade. Currently she is working on an analysis of gender inequality in the workplace which examines the impact key legislative and judicial decisions have had on employment practices. Her future research plans include a study of women in prison.


Associate Professor of Political Science


Politics and Human Rights





B.A., University of New Hampshire
M.A., California State University
Ph.D., Cornell University

Office Hours

On leave 19-20 AY


The Faculty Center 400