Donna Rondolone, PhD

Associate Teaching Professor of English

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Office: 5054 MacAlister Hall
Phone: 215.895.6854


  • BA, Liberal Arts, Temple University
  • PhD, English, University of Pennsylvania, 1992


Donna Rondolone, PhD teaches a wide variety of courses in the First-Year Writing Program and the Literature Program. As a trained medievalist, she has created several original courses for Drexel, including Arthurian Legend, Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, and Medieval Women Writers. Her work on the Middle English epic poem the Alliterative Morte Arthure has been published in Garland’s The Albert Bates Lord Series in Oral Tradition.


  • “Wyrchipe: The Clash of Oral-heroic and Literate-Ricardian Ideals in the Alliterative Morte Arthure” in Oral Poetics in Middle English Poetry. Ed. Mark C. Amodio. Albert Bates Lord Studies in Oral Tradition, Vol. 13. New York: Garland Publishing, 1994.