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Cora Fox

Director of Literature, Associate Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1401
Associate Professor, Health Humanities Program Lead
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1401

Cora Fox is Associate Professor and Director of the Literature Program in the Department of English at Arizona State University. She has led an initiative to develop research capacity in the health humanities at ASU since 2013. She is the author of Ovid and the Politics of Emotion in Elizabethan England (Palgrave, 2009) and co-edited, with Barbara Weiden Boyd, the MLA Approaches to Teaching the Works of Ovid and the Ovidian Tradition (2010). Her current work focuses on the cultural histories and politics of positive emotions and well-being, as well as the role of fiction in shaping notions of care and community, particularly their exclusions. She is currently working on a book tentatively titled Fictions of Health and Happiness in Early Modern England.


Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 321Shakespeare
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 534Studies in Renaissance Lit
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
REL 394Special Topics
ENG 394Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 303Classic Backgrnds: English Lit