Father Ian Boyd is Distinguished Professor of Catholic Studies at Seton Hall. A priest of the Congregation of Saint Basil and an internationally recognized Chesterton scholar, Father Boyd lectures on the subject of "Sacramental Themes in Modern Literature." Among the Christian authors whose work he discusses are T.S. Eliot, Graham Greene, C.S. Lewis, Flannery O'Connor, Piers Paul Read, Muriel Spark and Evelyn Waugh. In nineteenth-century literature, Father Boyd is interested in the work of such authors as Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope and Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Father Boyd, an internationally recognized Chesterton scholar, is the author of The Novels of G. K. Chesterton , the Founder and Editor of The Chesterton Review and the President of the G.K. Chesterton Institute for Faith & Culture based at Seton Hall University. In 2014 the Institute and the journal celebrated their 40th anniversary.
- Ph.D., University of Aberdeen
- M. A., University of Toronto
- S.T.B., University of St. Michael’s College
- B.A., University of Saskatchewan