Robert Kaczorowski

Robert Kaczorowski

Professor of Law

Telephone: 212.636.6826
Office: Room 8-108

Research & Teaching Areas

Constitutional Law & Theory; Legal History


  • Law clerk, Hon. A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1982-83
  • Visiting Professor of Law, Indiana University School of law, Spring, 1984
  • Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati, College of Law, 1984-86
    • Selected Publications

      • Fordham University School of Law:  A History (Fordham University Press, fall 2011)
      • The Politics of Judicial Interpretation: The Federal Courts, Department of Justice and Civil Rights, 1866-1976, New York University School of Law Linden Studies Studies in Legal History (Oceana Publications, Inc. 1985; paperback edition, Fordham University Press, 2005)
      • The Nationalization of Civil Rights: Constitutional Theory and Practice in a Racist Society, 1966-1983 (Garland Publishing, 1987)
      • Co-editor with Sandra F. VanBurkleo & Kermit L. Hall, Constitutionalism and American Culture:  Writing the New Constitutional History (University Press of Kansas, 2002) 
      • The Supreme Court and Congress's Power to Enforce Constitutional Rights: An Overlooked Moral Anomaly, 73 Fordham L. Rev. 154 (2004)
      • Congress's Power to Enforce Fourteenth Amendment Rights: Lessons from Federal Remedies the Framers Enacted, 42 Harv. J. on Legis. (2005)


      • New York University, J.D., 1982
      • University of Minnesota, Ph.D., 1971
      • DePaul University, M.A., 1967
      • Loyola University (Chicago), B.S.C., 1960