410.837.4529, Angelos Law 525
Administrative Assistant: Gloria Joy
410.837.4631, Angelos Law 518
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center
J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School
B.A., cum laude, Harvard College
Public International Law
International Courts and Tribunals
International Criminal Law
International Environmental Law
Grossman teaches in the areas of International Law, International Environmental Law, and International Criminal Law. Her research focuses on the increasing use of international courts and tribunals to resolve disputes. She is most interested in what contributes to and detracts from these institutions’ legitimacy. Her articles have been published in the Chicago Journal of International Law, the Georgetown Journal of International Law, the George Washington International Law Review, and the International Criminal Law Review (peer reviewed).
Prior to joining the University of Baltimore School of Law as an Assistant Professor in August 2009, Grossman was a Future Law Professors Fellow at Georgetown University Law Center. After graduating from Harvard Law School, Grossman clerked on the “Rocket Docket” (Eastern District of Virginia) for United States District Court Judge Gerald Bruce Lee. Subsequently, she represented sovereign governments before international adjudicative bodies as an associate in Foley Hoag LLP's International Litigation and Arbitration Group in Washington, D.C.
Grossman has served as a consultant on two International Court of Justice cases: the Case Concerning Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay) and Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile). Her pro bono work includes representation of Memoria Activa, a group of victims of a terrorist bombing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and co-authoring an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, on behalf of a Guantanamo detainee. She is fluent in Spanish and French.
Sex on the Bench: Do Women Judges Matter to the Legitimacy of International Courts?, 12 Chi. J. Int’l L. 647 (2012).
Legitimacy and the Balance of the Sexes on International Court Benches, Proceedings of the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law 452 (2012).
Guest Blog, IntLawGrrls, Do Women Judges Matter? (March 2011).
Sex Representation on the Bench: Legitimacy and International Criminal Courts, 11 Int’l Crim. L. Rev. 453 (2011) (peer reviewed).
Book Review, The Sword and The Scales: The United States and International Courts and Tribunals, 1 Climate Law 7 (2011) (peer reviewed).
Guest Blog, IntLawGrrls, On Elena Kagan’s Nomination to the United States Supreme Court (May 2010).
Introductory Note to Dispute Regarding Navigational and Related Rights (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua), International Court of Justice, Judgment of 13 July 2009, 48 I.L.M. 1180 (2009).
Legitimacy and International Adjudicative Bodies, 41 G. W. Int’l L. Rev. 107 (dated 2009, but published in 2010).
Rehabilitation or Revenge: Prosecuting Child Soldiers for Human Rights Violations, 38 G’town J. Int’l L. 323 (Winter 2007), reprinted in part in Sara Dillon, International Child
Rights (Carolina Academic Press) (Fall 2009).