E. Wayne Ross is from Charlotte, NC. He received his undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After working as a day care teacher in Charlotte and a high school social studies teacher in Atlanta, GA, he earned his PhD from The Ohio State University. He has taught at SUNY-Albany, Binghamton University, and the University of Louisville and is currently Professor of Education at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He specializes in curriculum studies and social studies education.