Jayne Ross

Jayne Ross is the associate editor of the Scholar.

All Dolled Up

How American Girl transformed the doll world—and why millennials love it so

by Jayne Ross | Thursday, November 30, 2023

Writing in the Wings

An excerpt from A Story That Happens: On Playwriting, Childhood, & Other Traumas by Dan O’Brien

by Jayne Ross | Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Filling in the Blanks

An excerpt from How Schools Really Matter: Why Our Assumption About Schools and Inequality Is Mostly Wrong by Douglas B. Downey

by Jayne Ross | Thursday, November 05, 2020

Second-Class Students No More

An excerpt from Point of Reckoning: The Fight for Racial Justice at Duke University by Theodore D. Segal

by Jayne Ross | Tuesday, January 26, 2021

The Word—and Weird—of God

An excerpt from A Most Peculiar Book: The Inherent Strangeness of the Bible by Kristen Swenson

by Jayne Ross | Thursday, February 11, 2021

A Lifetime in Verse

An excerpt from Land’s End: New and Selected Poems by Gail Mazur

by Jayne Ross | Wednesday, July 29, 2020

TV's Founding Mothers

The women who turned the small screen into a cultural phenomenon

by Jayne Ross | Monday, April 05, 2021

Ramona the Pest, Cleary the Friend

Remembering the prolific children's author

by Jayne Ross | Monday, March 29, 2021

Tree of Life

Being home for the holidays means something different this year

by Jayne Ross | Wednesday, December 23, 2020

A Writer by Nature

An excerpt from World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

by Jayne Ross | Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tolerance in a Dark Place

An excerpt from Plague Years: A Doctor's Journey Through the AIDS Crisis by Ross A. Slotten

by Jayne Ross | Thursday, August 27, 2020

Home Is Where the HOA Is

An excerpt from The Sprawl by Jason Diamond

by Jayne Ross | Thursday, September 17, 2020

10 Classic Books for Cooped-Up Kids

by Jayne Ross | Tuesday, April 14, 2020