Sullivan, Michael J(oseph), III 1941-

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SULLIVAN, Michael J(oseph), III 1941-

PERSONAL: Born June 12, 1941, in Newport, RI; married; wife's name Marianna P. (a professor of political science); children: Jeremy P., Alexandra E. Education: College of the Holy Cross, A.B. (magna cum laude), 1962; University of Virginia, M.A., 1967, Ph.D., 1969.

ADDRESSES: Home—1333 School Ln., Rydal, PA 19046. Office—Department of History and Politics, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Writer. Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, professor of political science, 1970–. Guest researcher at Peace Research Institute of Frankfurt and Institut für Didaktik Mathematik, University of Frankfurt, both 1987–88; U.S. Department of State, member of Scholar-Diplomat Seminars on West European Affairs, 1973, and South Asian Affairs, 1976; consultant; United Nations Secretary General Special Representative for World Summit for Social Development, consultant, 1992; Dushkin Publishing Group, member of Academic Advisory Board, 1994–. Abington-Rockledge Democratic Committee, vice chair, 1974–78; Abington Township Planning Commission, member, 1978; Abington Township Zoning Hearing Board, member, 1978–81, chair, 1980; Rydal-Meadowbrook Community Association, member of board of governors, 1996–97. Military service: U.S. Navy, 1962–66; became lieutenant.

MEMBER: International Studies Association (member of governing council, 1981, 1985; member of executive board, Council on Lifelong Learning, 1984–85; president of Greater Philadelphia chapter, 1985; vice president of Northeast chapter, 1986–87, and member of its governing council, 1996–98), American Political Science Association (member of executive council, Pennsylvania chapter, 1972–76), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta.

AWARDS, HONORS: Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1968–69; fellow in Switzerland and Belgium, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1973–74; National Endowment for the Humanities, grant, 1974, fellow at Sarah Lawrence College, 1975; Lilly fellow, University of Pennsylvania, 1980; Fellowship Award, Chapel of the Four Chaplains, 1981; curriculum development fellow, Institute for World Order, New York City, 1982–83; Glenmede Trust Award, Pew Foundation, 1984–86.


Measuring Global Values: The Ranking of 162 Countries, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1991.

Comparing State Polities: A Framework for Analyzing 100 Governments, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1996.

American Adventurism Abroad: Thirty Invasions, Interventions, and Regime Changes since World War II, Praeger Publishers (Westport, CT), 2004.

Contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly journals, including Columbia International Affairs Online, Asian Survey, Arms Control Today, Journal of International Studies, International Organization, Strategic Digest, and Pacific Affairs.

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