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Corban University

Dr. Ryan J. Stark

Associate Professor of English
English Program Chair



  • Ph.D. Texas Christian University


Dr. Stark teaches freshmen and advanced writing, logic, a worldview seminar, and several philosophy and literature courses. He primarily researches the late Renaissance, or the early Enlightenment, depending. His monograph, Rhetoric, Science, and Magic in Seventeenth-Century England, appeared at The Catholic University of America Press in 2009. More recently, he co-edited with Tina Skouen a collection titled Rhetoric and the Early Royal Society (Brill, 2015). Various journals have published his essays, among them The Journal of the History of Ideas, Literature and Theology, and Rhetorica.


He likes gothic architecture.

Why Corban

“I love teaching in Corban’s vibrant setting.”