Rev. James Dugan, S.J. Adjunct Professor
Father James L. Dugan was born in Concord, Massachusetts and grew up and went to public schools in Buffalo, NY. He entered the New York Province of the Jesuits in 1964 and was ordained a priest in 1973. He is a graduate of Canisius College (B.A.) and did graduate studies and degrees at Boston College (M.A.), Weston College (Ph.L.) Woodstock College (S.T.M.), the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome (S.T.B.), University of Innsbruck, Austria, and the State University of NY at Buffalo. Father Dugan’s principal assignments include: 5 years teaching in Jesuit High Schools, 12 years as librarian at the Pontifical Oriental Institute and 7 years as librarian at the Pontifical Biblical Institute, both in Rome; 10 years as a psychological counselor and philosophy adjunct professor at Canisius College; 2 years as executive assistant to the New York Province Provincial; and 3 years as associate pastor at the Jesuit Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in New York City. He has also taught philosophy and theology in European programs of Notre Dame University, Loyola University of Chicago, and Saint Mary’s College Rome Program. He enjoys travel, photography, and reading in the areas of Continental Philosophy, postmodernism, psychoanalysis, cultural studies, religion, and the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, Emily Dickinson, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Gerard Manley Hopkins.