Professor of History and Director of the African American Studies Program
Office hours: By Appointment
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 has 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 first book, Outside the Lines: African Americans and the Integration of the National Football League, was published by New York University Press in 1999. Dr. Ross latest book, Money, Mavericks and Men: The AFL, Black Players and the Evolution of Modern Football, was published by Temple University Press in 2016.