University of Mississippi Slavery Research Group

The University of Mississippi

Charles K. Ross

Professor of History
Director of the African American Studies Program
Co-chair of the University of Mississippi Slavery Research Group

309 Longstreet Hall
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-5977  |  cross@olemiss.edu

Education
Ph.D., Ohio State University

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

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 and his latest book, Money, Mavericks, and Men: The AFL, Black Players and the Evolution of Modern Football, was published by Temple University Press in 2016.