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Joel B. Grossman, retired Johns Hopkins University professor of political science, dies

Joel B. Grossman, retired Johns Hopkins University professor of political science, dies

Joel B. Grossman, a retired Johns Hopkins University professor of political science who was a New York native and a staunch fan of the Yankees, died June 2 from liver cancer at his Quarry Lake home in Northwest Baltimore. He was 81.

“His expertise was in constitutional law, and he was esteemed in his field,” said Dr. Steven R. David, a professor of international law at Johns Hopkins who lives in Stevenson. “As a colleague, he was warm, generous, kind and always had time for his students and colleagues. He was a kind person that you could trust.”

“He cared deeply for his undergraduate and graduate students that he steered toward their Ph.Ds. His strong legacy is his...

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