|Born||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA|
|Pen name||Stuart Rosh|
|Education||65th St. School, Nicolet H.S., U Wisconsin, U Illinois, Stanford U|
Stuart Rojstaczer is an American writer, scientist, and musician (he is also known as Stuart Rosh). He is a former Duke University geophysics professor.
He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His parents were both Polish-Jewish, post-WWII immigrants. He was educated in public and Orthodox Hasidic schools and received degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, University of Illinois, and Stanford University.
He has published a memoir, Gone for Good (Oxford University Press). He has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post and many other major periodicals.  He has written research articles in hydrology, ecology, geophysics, and geology for Science, Nature, and many other scientific journals.
In the 2000s, he became interested in grade inflation. He maintains a web site, gradeinflation.com, on the topic of college grading; he has published articles on grading in the Teachers College Record  and has appeared on NPR  and other major media outlets to discuss this topic.
In the 2000s, he also began to perform and write music professionally, and write literary fiction. His awards include Karma Foundation Annual Short Story Finalist  and National Science Foundation Young Investigator. His novel, The Mathematician's Shiva, was published by Penguin Books in 2014.
- Oxford University Press Gone for Good, Tales of University Life after the Golden Age, August 1999
- The New York Times Grade Inflation: Your Questions Answered, May 13, 2010
- The Washington Post Where All Grades Are Above Average, January 28, 2003
- "Science" Human Appropriation of Photosynthesis Products December 21, 2001
- "Nature" Permeability enhancement in the shallow crust as a cause of earthquake-induced hydrological changes January 19, 1995
- Teachers College Record Where A Is Ordinary, November 7, 2012
- "NPR" NPR Talk of the Nation May 4, 2004
- Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest Moment Magazine Announces Winners of Moment-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest, 2011
- National Science Foundation NSF Young Investigator Award, 1995
- Penguin Books The Mathematician's Shiva, September 2014
- Stuart Rojstaczer - Official Website
- Grade Inflation: Your Questions Answered - The New York Times
- Grade Inflation: Stuart Rojstaczer: Where All Grades Are Above Average - Duke Today, webzine of Duke University
- Surprise: geologists find glaciers can suppress volcanic eruptions - UNC-CH News Services, December 8, 1998
- National Trends in Grade Inflation at American Colleges and Universities - Analyzes data from around the United States over time