Stewart Donovan

Stewart Donovan

Department of English Language and Literature and Irish Studies

BA (St. F.X.), MA (Ottawa), PhD (National University of Ireland) (UCD)

Professor
sdonovan@stu.ca

Stewart Donovan

BA (St. F.X.), MA (Ottawa), PhD (National University of Ireland) (UCD)

Professor, English Language and Literature and Irish Studies

Stewart Donovan was born in Ingonish, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. He studied Modern Literature at St. Francis Xavier University where he received his B.A.  He received an M.A. from the University of Ottawa and his Ph.D. in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama from University College Dublin. For the past 26 years Donovan has taught Modern literature, drama, film and cultural studies at St. Thomas University. Professor Donovan is the founder of the university’s Irish Studies Program, its Film and Media Program and of The Nashwaak Review, a literary, arts, historical and cultural magazine, which he continues to edit. His biography of R. J. MacSween, The Forgotten World (Cape Breton Univ. Press, 2007), was short listed for both of Atlantic Canada’s non-fiction awards in 2008.