Cora Fox

Ross-Blakley Hall 178
PO Box 871401
Director of Literature, Associate Professor
TEMPE Campus


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


Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 534 Studies in Renaissance Lit
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
REL 394 Special Topics
ENG 394 Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
ENG 303 Classic Backgrnds: English Lit