Anthony D. Romero

Académico Honorario

Académico Honorario


  • Universidad de la Ciudad de Nueva York, Doctorado Honoris Causa en Derecho (2007).
  • Universidad de Stanford, J.D. (1990).
  • Universidad de Princeton, B.A. (1987).

Carrera Profesional

  • Director Ejecutivo, de la American Civil Liberties Union (2001 al presente).
  • Director, Derechos Humanos y Cooperación Internacional, Fundación Ford (1996-2001 ).
  • Oficial, Programa de Derecho y Justicia Social, Fundación Ford (1992-1996).


  • “Access to Justice in the ‘War on Terror’,” (chapter solicited by and submitted to the Federalist Society for a forthcoming anthology on the tenth anniversary of September 11th). Otoño 2011.
  • Foreword to Sheldon Krimsky and Tania Simoncelli’s Genetic Justice: DNA Data Banks, Criminal Investigations, and Civil Liberties, Columbia University Press, 2011.
  • “What We Have Learned about Limiting Knowledge in a Democracy” (Panel Discussion, Edited Transcript), Social Research, Vol. 77, No. 3, Fall 2010.
  • In Defense of Our America: The Fight for Civil Liberties in the Age of Terror, Co-authored with Dina Temple-Raston, William Morrow, 2007.
  • “ACLU: Watchdog for the Underdog,” Liberties Lost: The Endangered Legacy of the ACLU, Praeger Publishers, 2006.
  • Foreword to Bill Ong Hing’s Defining America Through Immigration Policy, Temple University Press, 2004.
  • “Living in Fear: How the U.S. Government’s War on Terror Impacts American Lives,” Lost Liberties: Ashcroft and the Assault on Personal Freedom, The New Press, 2003.
  • “Terrorism and the War of Ideas,” Carnegie Human Rights Dialogue.
  • “In Defense of Liberty at a Time of National Emergency,” Human Rights, ABA Publishing, Vol. 29, No. 1., Winter 2002.
  • “In Defense of Liberty: Accountability and Responsiveness to Civil Liberties,” Vital Speeches of the Day, City News Publishing, Vol. LXVIII, No. 6, 2002.
  • “The ‘Secret’ War Against Civil Liberties,” It’s a Free Country: Personal Freedom in America After September 11, RDV Books, 2002.
  • “Extreme Hardship Claims in Suspension of Deportation Cases: Legal Authority for Waivers of HIV Seropositivity for Legalization Applicants,” Immigration Newsletter, Vol. 17, No. 3, 1988.
  • Biographical Chapter – “Anthony Romero: Adding the Verbs,” We Won’t Go Back: Making the Case for Affirmative Action, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1997.