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Charles J. Russo

University of Dayton

Charles J. Russo, JD, EdD, is the Joseph Panzer Chair in Education in the School of Education and Allied Professions and adjunct professor in the School of Law at the University of Dayton. He was the 1998–1999 president of the Education Law Association and 2002 recipient of its McGhehey (Achievement) Award. He has authored or coauthored more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals; has authored, coauthored, edited, or coedited 40 books; and has in excess of 800 publications. Russo also speaks extensively on issues in education law in the United States and abroad.

Along with having spoken in 33 states and 25 nations on 6 continents, Russo has taught summer courses in England, Spain, and Thailand; he also has served as a visiting professor at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane and the University of Newcastle, Australia; the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina; South East European University, Macedonia; the Potchefstroom Campus of North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa; the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and the University of São Paulo, Brazil. He regularly serves as a visiting professor at the Potchefstroom Campus of North-West University.

Before joining the faculty at the University of Dayton as professor and chair of the Department of Educational Administration in July 1996, Russo taught at the University of Kentucky in Lexington from August 1992 to July 1996 and at Fordham University in his native New York City from September 1989 to July 1992. He taught high school for 8½ years before and after graduation from law school. He received a BA (classical civilization) in 1972, a JD in 1983, and an EdD (educational administration and supervision) in 1989 from St. John’s University in New York City. He also received a master of divinity degree from the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington, New York, in 1978, as well as a PhD Honoris Causa from the Potchefstroom Campus of North-West University, South Africa, in May 2004 for his contributions to the field of education law.

BOOKS: 12 Products
  Title Lead Author/Editor Pub Date Price
Special Education and the Law , Third Edition
A Guide for Practitioners
Allan G. Osborne, Jr. 18-06-2014 £26.99
Section 504 and the ADA
Charles J. Russo 08-09-2008 £18.99
Discipline in Special Education
Allan G. Osborne, Jr. 12-05-2009 £22.99
Encyclopedia of Law and Higher Education
Charles J. Russo 21-12-2009 £70.00
The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Teachers
Issues of Employment and Instruction
Allan G. Osborne, Jr. 18-05-2011 £27.99
Alternative Schooling and School Choice
Allan G. Osborne, Jr. 22-10-2012 £60.00
Religion in Schools
Charles J. Russo 22-10-2012 £60.00
School Law
Charles J. Russo 22-10-2012 £60.00
Debating Issues in American Education
A SAGE Reference Set
Charles J. Russo 22-10-2012 £550.00
School Discipline and Safety
Suzanne E. Eckes 22-10-2012 £60.00
Essential Concepts and School-Based Cases in Special Education Law
Charles J. Russo 04-02-2008 £28.99
Encyclopedia of Education Law
Charles J. Russo 18-08-2008 £250.00
JOURNALS: 1 Products
  Title ISSN Frequency Prices
Education and Urban Society
0013-1245 Published 7 times a year Individual: £109.00 Institutional: £703.00