Steven J. Ross

Apr 13, 2020

Steven J. Ross
Credit Univerity of Southern California

Our guest is Steven J. Ross. Professor Ross joins us to discuss his book, ‘Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America.’ Steven Ross is Professor of History at USC. He received his B.A. from Columbia University, a Bachelor of Philosophy from Oxford University, and a PhD from Princeton University. Professor Ross has written extensively in the areas of working-class history, social history, film history, and political history. Professor Ross's book, ‘Hollywood Left and Right: How Movie Stars Shaped American Politics,’ received a Pulitzer Prize nomination and a Film Scholars Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Ross' Op-Ed pieces have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Time, International Herald-Tribune, Washington Independent, Politico, Hollywood Reporter, Huffington Post, and more. He is also the co-founder and former co-director of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities at USC.

-Biographical information comes from Steven’s faculty page at the University of Southern California’s website.