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John Patrick Sullivan, British classics educator. Served with British Army, 1948-1949.


Sullivan, John Patrick was born on July 13, 1930 in Liverpool, England. Came to United States, 1961. Son of Daniel and Alice (Long).


Bachelor, St. John's College, Cambridge University, England, 1955. Master of Arts, St. John's College, Cambridge University, England, 1957. Master of Arts, Oxford University, England, 1957.


Junior research fellow Queen's College, Oxford University, 1954. Fellow, tutor classics Lincoln College, 1955-1962, dean, 1960-1961. Visiting professor University Texas, 1961-1962, associate professor classics, 1962-1963, professor classics, 1963-1969, chairman department, 1963-1965.

Senior fellowship National Endowment for the Arts and Humanities, 1967-1968. Professor arts and letters State University of New York, Buffalo, 1969-1978, provost arts and letters, 1972-1975. Professor classics University California, Santa Barbara, 1978-1993, chairman department, 1990-1993.

Visiting fellow Clare Hall, Cambridge (England) University, 1975-1976, Gray lecturer, 1978. Visiting professor University Hawaii, 1977. Martin lecturer Oberlin College, 1976.

Visiting fellow Wolfson College, Oxford (England) University, 1981. Guggenheim fellow, 1984.



Served with British Army, 1948-1949.


Son of; married Mary Frances Rock, July 20, 1954 (divorced 1963). Married Judith Patrice Eldridge, April 7, 1967 (divorced April 1972). Married Judith Lee Godfrey, April 21, 1973.

Daniel Son

Alice (Long) Son

Mary Frances Rock

Judith Patrice Eldridge

Judith Lee Godfrey