Faculty

Martha Ronk

Irma and Jay Price Professor of English Literature; English, Emeritus

Ronk teaches Shakespeare, modern poetry, and creative writing.

Contact

  • Office: Swan Hall 319
  • Email: ronk@oxy.edu
  • Phone: (323) 259-2806
  • Office Hours: Wed 9:30 - 12:30 Thurs 4:30-6:00

Education: B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., Yale University

A 2007 recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts grant, she has published a number of poetry and fiction books and chapbooks, including Vertigo (2008), which was a National Poetry Series selection, and In a Landscape of Having to Repeat (2004), which received the PEN USA 2005 poetry award.

Her short stories have been published in journals such as The Chicago Review and The Harvard Review, and her scholarly pieces have appeared in Shakespeare Quarterly and English Literary Renaissance, among other journals. Ronk is completing a book on allegorical women in Shakespeare's plays, as well as collections of short stories and poetry.