- Ross Shideler co-edited with Kathleen L. Komar the volume, Lyrical Symbols and Narrative Transformations (1998).
- Prof. Shideler’s other publications include a wide range of articles as well as his own poetry, translations of Swedish poetry, and two plays by Per Olov Enquist.
- Distinguished Teaching Award from the UCLA Alumni Association (1985)
- Elected Vice-President and President of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Society (1996-2000)
- Elected to the board of the International Comparative Literature Association as Treasurer for the Americas (2004)
- Professor Shideler has been an Associate Dean in the Graduate Division since 2003.