Michael E. Ross


1955 –


Who is Michael E. Ross?

Michael E. Ross writes frequently on race issues, politics and American popular culture. He has been a reporter, critic and editor at various news outlets, including The New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Jose Mercury News and msnbc.com; and an adjunct professor at the Columbia University School of Journalism. His reviews, essays and commentary have appeared in The New York Times, The Times Book Review, Essence, Wired, Entertainment Weekly, the San Jose Mercury News, Konch, Salon, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Loop21, PopMatters, The Root and other publications. Formerly editor and producer of msnbc.com’s Race & Ethnicity section, he’s the author of the novel “Flagpole Days” (2003); “Interesting Times” (2004), a collection of political writing; and “American Bandwidth” (2009), a collection of online writing bridging the 2004 election and the first 100 days of the Obama administration. He also contributed to the anthologies “MultiAmerica” (1997), edited by Ishmael Reed; and “Soul Food” (2000), edited by Eric Copage. He blogs frequently on national affairs at culchavox.blogspot.com.

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Jun 19, 1955
Washington, D.C.
  • United States of America
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • Blogger
Lived in
  • New York City
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Colorado
  • California
  • Seattle

on July 23, 2013


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