Associate Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
Cora Fox is Associate Professor of English and Interim Director of the Institute for Humanities Research at Arizona State University, where she has led an initiative to develop research capacity in health humanities 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 histories of positive emotions and wellbeing, as well as the role of fictional and cultural narratives in shaping emotion. She is currently working on a book tentatively titled Emotive Intertextuality: Reading Happiness Through Shakespeare.