Department of Political Science, Queens College
Ph.D., University of
California, Santa Barbara
Phone: (718) 997-5470
Office: 200 Powdermaker Hall
Professor Rollins's fields of specialization are public
and sexuality, and research methods. He received his Ph.D. from
University of California, Santa Barbara in 1998 where he also taught in
the Law & Society Program and the Dept. of Sociology. His
book AIDS and the Sexuality of Law: Ironic Jurisprudence
published by Palgrave/MacMillan in 2004. His current project,
by a grant from the Wayne F. Placek Fund of the American Psychological
Association and a Visiting Scholar’s position at the Center for the
Study of Law and Society at the University of California, Berkeley,
examines changes taking place in the legal language of sexuality.
forthcoming book entitled Legally Straight
will be published
by New York University Press in 2008. He has served on the board
directors for the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies and his work has
been published in various scholarly journals. .
American Politics and Government (PSCI 100), Public Policy in the
Political Process (PSCI 221), and Justice and Law (PSCI 284).