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

TV’s Founding Mothers

The women who turned the small screen into a cultural phenomenon

By Jayne Ross | Monday April 5, 2021

Ramona the Pest, Cleary the Friend

Remembering the prolific children’s author

By Jayne Ross | Monday March 29, 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

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

Tree of Life

Being home for the holidays means something different this year

By Jayne Ross | Wednesday December 23, 2020

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 5, 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

Home Is Where the HOA Is

An excerpt from The Sprawl by Jason Diamond

By Jayne Ross | Thursday September 17, 2020

Tolerance in a Dark Place

By Jayne Ross | Thursday August 27, 2020

A Lifetime in Verse

By Jayne Ross | Wednesday July 29, 2020

10 Classic Books for Cooped-Up Kids

By Jayne Ross | Tuesday April 14, 2020


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