Education and professional achievements
George Ross studied at Williams College, the London School of Economics and Political Science, the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris and obtained his Ph. D in Government from Harvard in 1973. He has been Morris Hillquit Professor in Labor and Social Thought (Sociology and Politics) and Director of the Center for European Studies at Brandeis University (USA), and is presently ad personam Chaire Jean Monnet at the University of Montreal, Canada. He has been Chair of the European Union Studies Association (2003-2005)., Acting Director of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University, Executive Director of the European Union Center at Harvard University, Chair of the Council for European Studies (1990-1997), and. He is also an editor of French Politics Culture and Society, Sociologie du Travail, Contemporary European Politics, and the Journal of European Integration. His honors and awards include the title of officier of the French Ordre des Palmes Academiques, a Chaire Franqui from the Fondation Franqui of Belgium, two Fellowships from the German Marshall Fund of the USA and two Fulbright research fellowships.