Ellen Lansky

English Instructor

Department: English
Office: LA-124
Phone: 651-450-3660
E-mail: elansky@inverhills.edu


Ellen Lansky was born in Minneapolis and grew up in Overland Park, Kansas. She went to college at the College of St. Catherine in St Paul, MN (BA in English) and graduate school at SUNY-Binghamton (MA in English/Creative Writing) and the University of Minnesota (PhD in English). Ellen Lansky’s work on literature and addiction has appeared in Dionysos, Literature and Medicine, and several anthologies, including Southern Comforts: Drinking & the U.S. South (2020). Her essay “All Aboard: Reading, Writing, and Drinking with Ernest Hemingway appeared in a special edition of English Language Notes (April, 2022), and her essay “’Power Tool Mishaps: Women and Alcohol in ‘Playhouse’” appeared in Michigan Salvage, an anthology of critical writing on Bonnie Jo Campbell’s work—edited by English department member Lisa DuRose. Lansky is also a fiction writer, and her stories have appeared in many local and national publications. Her most recent novel, Suburban Heathens, was published in 2018 by Brighthorse Books.

Education Credentials

Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) - Majors: English - University Of Minnesota Twin Cities

Master of Arts (MA) - Majors: Engl Creative Writing - Suny At Binghamton

Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Majors: English - College of St Catherine

Ellen Lansky