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Associate Dean for Institutional Effectiveness
Joe Sullivan headshot
Office #
Thomas 111
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
Courses - Fall
  • British Literature I
Courses - Spring
  • The Ethical Author
  • The Nature of Expertise

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, Renaissance Drama, 18th Century English Novel, Myth and Folklore, the Bible as Literature, and Concepts of Apocalypse. His research explores adaptations of Shakespeare and audience receptions of early modern drama. As Associate Dean for Institutional Effectiveness, Dr. Sullivan serves as Marietta College's Accreditation Liaison Officer with the Higher Learning Commission and as the institution's Director of Assessment. Dr. Sullivan was granted tenure and promoted to associate professor in the fall of 2006 and professor in the spring of 2022.