Andrew Ross

Occupation: Professor

University: New York University

Organization(s): USACBI, Decolonize This Place, Gulf Labor Coalition, Debt Collective.

Andrew Ross is Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU. A contributor to the Guardian, the New York Times, the Nation, and Al Jazeera, he is the author or editor of more than twenty books, including Creditocracy and the Case for Debt Refusal, Bird On Fire: Lessons from the World’s Least Sustainable City, Nice Work if You Can Get It: Life and Labor in Precarious Times, Fast Boat to China–Lessons from Shanghai, and No-Collar: The Humane Workplace and its Hidden Costs.

As a social activist, he was a founder of the Occupy Student Debt Campaign, Strike Debt, Rolling Jubilee, Debt Collective, Gulf Labor Coalition, and the Global Ultra Luxury Faction.

He is also a board member of USACBI, and a member of the arts collectives, Decolonial Cultural Front, MTL+, and Decolonize This Place, which have carried out several actions and projects in support of Palestinian rights.

In recent years, he has been conducting field research in the West Bank, among workers in Palestine’s stone and marble industry, for a book forthcoming from Verso.