George Piggford, C.S.C.
Associate Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Duquesne University
M.Div., University of Notre Dame
Ph.D., University of Montreal
Phone: (508) 565-1713
Office: Cushing Martin, 122
George Piggford spent the first 25 years of his life in western Pennsylvania before moving to Montreal to pursue his doctorate in English literature and French theory at the University of Montreal. He spent 2 years teaching at Tufts University before entering formation for the Congregation of Holy Cross, which included theological study at the University of Notre Dame and led to his priestly ordination in 2005. He joined Stonehill’s English faculty in 2004.
George Piggford's research and teaching interests include modernism and postmodernism, gender, and questions of transcendence in literature.
- Critical Theory
- Mysicism and Modern Literature
- The Importance of Being Irish
- Postmodern Fiction
- Contemporary Poetry