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Anthony J. Santoro

Anthony J. Santoro
Professor of Law

LL.M., Georgetown University
J.D., Georgetown University
B.A., Boston College


Professor Santoro was the founding dean at both Roger Williams University School of Law and Widener Law School (Harrisburg), and served as President of Roger Williams University from 1993-2000.  At RWU Law, Professor Santoro is a very popular teacher of a range of business courses.

Before entering legal education, Professor Santoro earned his B.A. from Boston College and both his J.D. and LL.M. from Georgetown.

Selected Publications


Reflections on the Founding, 9 Roger Williams University Law Review 327 (2004)

Esther F. Clark, 7 Roger Williams University Law Review 280 (2002)