Piper G Huguley-Riggins
Ph.D. Georgia State University
M.F.A. University of Pittsburgh
B.A. University of California, Los Angeles
Piper Huguley-Riggins teaches Composition and various American Literature courses at Spelman. Her courses are infused with her life-long love of history and politics. She teaches literature with those subjects as an ever-present backdrop, giving her courses an interdisciplinary approach. Her research interests are in Twentieth Century American Literature and popular fiction—especially in the biggest-selling genre of romance. She was published in Deborah Plant’s essay collection on Zora Neale Hurston scholarship, The Inside Light. In 2013, she was a Golden Heart nominee for her unpublished Historical Romance, A Champion’s Heart, from the Romance Writers of America.
Her blog features historical discussions about various aspects of The Great Migration. You can find it at http://piperhuguley.com.