Ian Campbell Ross taught at the University of Birmingham from 1975 to 1977. Professor Ross was a co-founder of the Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society/Cumann Eireann san Ochtú Céad Déag and co-founder of the journal Eighteenth-Century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr which he co-edited from 1986-1995. He was made a Cavaliere nell'Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana by the President of Italy in 2007. He was a co-founder of the Centre for Irish-Scottish and Comparative Studies and a co-director of the Centre until 2008.
Professor Ross is also the founder and current convenor of the Eighteenth-Century Literature Research Network in Ireland, a network dedicated to linking those with a research or teaching interest in eighteenth-century literature in English in third-level institutions throughout Ireland. The network has members in all Irish universities and holds regular symposia. He is editor for Irish Literature in English for the online literary resource, The Literary Encyclopaedia.Add a comment