Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty
Frontis W. Johnston Professor of Economics
B.A. U. of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. Boston College
Office: Chambers 1283
Phone: (704) 894-2204
Teaching interests include introductory economics, labor economics, comparative economic systems and economic transition, and U. S. economic history. Research interests include the pedagogy of introductory economics, affirmative action, and economic development in Africa. Co-author with Prof. Peter Hess of Principles of Economics: An Analytical Approach (West Publishing, 1993), and Economic Development: Theories, Evidence, and Policies (Dryden Press, 1997). Dr. Ross has been active in Advanced Placement Economics since the inception of the program in 1988. From 1998 to 2005, he served as Chief Faculty Consultant for AP Economics. He currently serves as the co-chair of the AP Macroeconomics Test Development Committee and offers frequent workshops for AP economics teachers.
To view "Money, Deposit Creation, and Monetary Policy" slides presented July 2012, please click here.
To view the "Teaching the Current Economic Crisis in Introductory Economics" Powerpoint presentation, please click here.