Luana Ross on Native American Authors

Native American Authors

Luana Ross

Salish & Kootenai


Ross, an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, is currently an Associate Professor in the Women Studies department at the University of Washington – Seattle. She has taught at UC Davis, UC Berkeley and Montana State University. She received her PhD in Sociology from the University of Oregon in 1992.

Awards and Honors

1994-1995 Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
1995 listed in Who’s Who in American Education, 1996-1997


Books by Luana Ross:

Ross, Luana. Inventing the savage : the social construction of Native American criminality
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1998.
Genre: Nonfiction
ISBN: 0292770855

Return to Native American Authors Home