Ellen Ross

Professor of Women's Studies Ramapo College

Ellen Ross is professor of history and women's studies at Ramapo College where her research has focused on the contributions of women in late-nineteenth and early-twentieth-century Britain. Her extensive writings on these subjects include the volumes Love and Toil: Motherhood in Outcast London, 1870-1918 (1993) and Slum Journeys: Lady Explorers "In Darkest London" (2007). She will be working on her current book length project, Missionaries, Social Workers and 'Valiant Warrior Queens': From Social Service to Global Activism in Britain, 1914-1950, as a Rockefeller Foundation Fellow this year at the National Humanities Center.