Mary Sullivan

Associate Professor

Irby Hall, Room #217G

(501) 450-3412



Curriculum Vita

Ph.D., Political Science, Texas A&M University, 2010

B.A., Political Science, Georgetown University, 2005



U.S. Government & Politics

Political Theory I

Political Theory II

The American Congress



1.  Sullivan, Mary Elizabeth. 2013. “Verbal Swordplay: The Two Swords as a Linguistic Tool in Medieval Political Writing.” Storia del Pensiero Politico, vol. 2 (3), pp. 385-406.

2.  Sullivan, Mary Elizabeth. 2013. “Political Science and Paradigms in Medieval Europe.” The Midsouth Political Science Review, vol. 14, pp. 1-18.

3.  Nederman, Cary J. and Mary Elizabeth Sullivan. 2012.“The Polybian Moment: The Transformation of Republican Thought from Ptolemy of Lucca to Machiavelli.” The European Legacy, vol. 17 (7), pp. 867-81.

4.  Sullivan, Mary Elizabeth. 2011. “The Bond of Aristotelian Language Among Medieval Political Thinkers,” In Communities of Learning: Networks and the Shaping of Intellectual Identity 1100-1500. (Turnhout: Brepols).

5.  Sullivan, Mary Elizabeth. 2010. “Democracy and the Defensor Pacis Revisited: Marsiglio of Padua’s Democratic Arguments.” Viator, vol. 41 (2) pp. 257-69.

6.  Nederman, Cary J. and Mary Elizabeth Sullivan. 2008. “Reading Aristotle through Rome: History and Republicanism in Ptolemy of Lucca’s De Regimine Principum.” European Journal of Political Theory, vol. 7 (2), pp. 223-40.

7.  Sullivan, Mary Elizabeth. 2007. “Justice, Temptation, and the Limits of Princely Virtue in Dante’s Conception of the Monarch,” In Princely Virtue in the Middle Ages, 1200-1500. István P. Bejczy and Cary J. Nederman, eds. (Turnhout: Breppols), pp. 123-38.