Eric W Ross

Eric W Ross

Eric W Ross

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Museum studies, memory studies, dissensus, political subjectivity, and cultural policy

Eric W. Ross is a PhD candidate in Cultural Studies at George Mason University. He holds a B.A. in English from Carthage College and an M.A. in American Studies from the University of South Florida.

His dissertation, titled "Remembering Democracy", looks at the ways that several newly opened Activist history and culture museums in the United States and Canada navigate the spaces between history/memory and past/present to open up new possibilities for politics.

He is currently a residential fellow with the Center for Humanities Research at George Mason University.



Grants and Fellowships

2021-22 - Doctoral Research Scholar Fellowship, GMU Office of the Provost

Fall 2021 - Graduate Residential Fellowship, GMU Center for Humanities Research


Courses Taught

CULT 320: Globalization and Culture

INTS 320: The Social Construction of Difference: Gender, Race, and Class

INTS 101: Narratives of Identity


University of South Florida, American Studies, MA

Carthage College, English, BA


In the Media

Social Justice Educators roundtable -- Second Nature Podcast

"Just Urban Futures" -- Interview with Ashley Dawson