Ronda Arab

Associate Professor


  • BA, MA (Dalhousie)
  • MA, MPhil, PhD (Columbia)


Ronda Arab’s main fields of study are Shakespeare and Renaissance drama, and her research interests include intersections of class, gender, and work on the Early Modern English stage and the role of literature and theatre in the construction of cultural discourse and social practice. She is the author of "Manly Mechanicals on the Early Modern English Stage" (Susquehanna University Press, 2011) and "The Bonds of Love and Friendship in Early Modern English Literature" (SFU Publications, 2021), and co-editor of "Historical Affects and the Early Modern Theater" (Routledge, 2015). She has published in "Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England," "Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies," "The Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies," "Renaissance Drama," and "Renaissance Quarterly," as well as in several edited collections.