Professor Harper holds a Bachelor of Laws and Master of Arts degrees from Glasgow University.He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate for Services to Law at Glasgow University in 2002.Professor Harper is an Emeritus Professor of Law at Strathclyde University.He was awarded a CBE for public and political services in 1986.
In 2009, Ross partnering Paul Hackett, won the Gold Medal in the Senior Bermuda Bowl together with the English team.
Major International Appearances
Senior European Championships: 2002 2008 and 2010
D'Orsi Bowl: 2009*
Senior World Olympiad: 2008
* = 1st place
Teltscher Trophy Selections: 2008 2009 and 2010
Easter Congress Guardian Trophy winner : 2007