University of Mississippi

Charles K. Ross

Associate Professor of History and Director of the African American Studies Program 

Office hours: by appointment
Longstreet Hall 309
(662) 915-5977
cross@olemiss.edu

Education
Ph.D., Ohio State University

Teaching and Research Interests
African American, U.S. 20th Century, Sports

His research and teaching interests include twentieth century U.S. History, African American History and Sport History. Dr. Ross recently published a chapter titled “A Historical Legacy of Black Male Leadership: Medgar Evers” in Brothers of the Academy Up and Coming Black Scholars Earning Our Way in Higher Education.  His book, Outside the Lines: African Americans and the Integration of the National Football League was published by New York University Press in 1999.