Joseph M. Sullivan
Director of Assessment and Associate Professor of English
Office: Thomas 216A
Degrees: Ph.D. in English Literature (University of Toledo), 1999; Master of Arts in English and American Literature (Marquette University), 1991; Bachelor's of Arts in English and American Literature (Loras College), 1989
Year appointed: 2001
Dr. Sullivan teaches British Literature from the Anglo-Saxon period through the Restoration. Other recent courses he has taught include Senior Capstone Seminar, Shakespeare, Milton, Chaucer, Renaissance Drama, 18th Century English Novel, 20th Century British and American Poetry, and Film Study.
He arrived at Marietta in the fall of 2001 after teaching one year at Santa Clara (Calif.) University. In the summer of 2004, he received a Professional Improvement Grant to research and draft a monograph entitled Shakespeare in Hindsight; Or, What You Willed.
Dr. Sullivan was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor in the fall of 2006.