BA University of Massachusetts at Boston
Harold J. Sullivan, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, earned a BA from the University of Massachusetts at Boston and a PhD in Political Science from the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York. Professor Sullivan's primary teaching and research fields are public law and American national politics. His research has focused on the intent requirement in equal protection litigation, on the implications of privatization of public services for civil liberties and civil rights, and, most recently, on the link between First Amendment protection of academic freedom and protection for privacy in the contemporary communications environment. Professor Sullivan is currently writing a third revised edition of Civil Rights and Liberties: Provocative Questions/Evolving Answers. The second edition was released in July 2004 (Prentice-Hall 2005). His articles have appeared in such journals as Public Administration Review, Journal of Law and Education, and Western Political Quarterly.