After spending most of his career focusing on antitrust, regulation, and legal ethics, Jonathan Rose changed direction. Now his primary scholarly interests involve medieval and early modern English legal history. His work has focused on the history and regulation of the legal profession, the operation of the legal system in medieval and early modern England, and the historiography of legal history. He has presented papers on these topics at numerous conferences and seminars. Rose is a Faculty Affiliate, AZ Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies and an Affiliate Faculty, Department of History & Member, Graduate faculty, PhD Program in History. He teaches Legal History, Contracts, Legal Ethics, and Antitrust. He has received several awards for outstanding teaching. Rose is the author of numerous articles and other works on legal history, antitrust, economic regulation, and legal ethics
Rose is a member of the Selden Society, the American Society for Legal History, the Medieval Academy of America, the Haskins Society, and the American Law Institute. He is a life member of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. He has served on numerous committees and boards and as a consultant for various departments of the state of Arizona, including as a Special Assistant to Governor Bruce Babbitt.
Rose has been a professor at the College since 1968 and was Associate Dean from 1987-1990. He graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania in 1960, and from the University of Minnesota Law School magna cum laudein 1963, where he was Senior Editor of the Minnesota Law Review.
Emeritus Professor of Law and Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar, Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Public Member (1989-1995), Administrative Conference of the United States