Joe Sullivan

Associate Professor
Ph.D.-English Literature, University of Toledo (1999); MA-English and American Literature, Marquette University (1991); BA-English and American Literature, Loras College (1989)
Year Appointed
Fall 2016
  • Introduction to Literature
  • British Literature I
  • College Composition
Spring 2017
  • Methods of Literature Study
  • College Composition


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.