PhD, Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Emory University, expected 2016.
MSW, Boston University School of Social Work, 2007.
BA, Religious Studies, concentration in Women’s Studies, College of the Holy Cross, 2003.


Emory Dean’s Teaching Fellowship, Emory University, 2015-2016.
Mellon Graduate Teaching Fellowship (Alternate), Spelman College, Agnes Scott College, 2015-2016.
ORDER Teaching Fellowship, Emory University, 2014-2015.
Mary Lily Research Grant, Sally Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture, Duke University, 2014.
Arts and Sciences Graduate Fellowship, Emory University, 2010-2015.


Refereed Journal Articles
“Kill Daddy: Reproduction, Futurity, and The Survival of the Radical Feminist.” Women’s Studies Quarterly.(accepted for publication, Spring 2016).
Lisa Linden and Mairead Sullivan “Review of Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us and Teratologies: A Cultural Study of Cancer.” Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, and Technoscience. (Invited Review Essay, In Press,Fall 2015).
Emily Rothman, Mairead Sullivan, Susan Keyes, and Ulrike Boehmer. 2012. “Parents Supportive Reactions to Sexual Orientation Disclosure Associated with Better Health: Results from a Population Based Survey of LGB Adults in Massachusetts.” Journal of Homosexuality. 59(2): 186-200.
Ulrike Boehmer, Melissa Clark, Alison Timm, Mark Glickman, Mairead Sullivan. 2011. “Comparing sexual minority cancer survivors recruited through a cancer registry to convenience methods of recruitment.” Women’s Health Issues, 21(5): 345-352.
Ulrike Boehmer, Michelle Mertz, Alison Timm, Mark Glickman, Mairead Sullivan, Jennifer Potter. 2011. “Overweight and obesity in long-term breast cancer survivors: how does sexual orientation impact BMI?” Cancer Investigation.29(3):220-228.
Ulrike Boehmer, Melissa Clark, Mairead Sullivan. 2010. “Advance care planning by unmarried women of different sexual orientations: the importance of social support.” Journal of Women and Aging. 22(4): 306-320.
Melissa Clark, Ulrike Boehmer, Melissa Rogers, Mairead Sullivan. 2010. “Planning for future care needs:experiences of unmarried heterosexual and sexual minority women.” Women’s Health. 50(7): 599-617.
Ulrike Boehmer, Melissa Clark, Mark Glickman, Alison Timm, Mairead Sullivan, Judy Bradford, Deborah J.

Review Articles
“Graduate Student Roundtable on ‘Practicing Women’s Studies in the Corporate University.’” Invited contribution for a special issue of Feminist Formations. (Forthcoming, Winter 2015).
Sullivan, Mairead. 2009. “Book Review: Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity.” Spaces for Difference: An Interdisciplinary Journal. 1(2): 131-133.


Instructor, Feminist and Queer Health Politics, Emory University, Spring 2016.
Co-Instructor, Emory College Seminars (writing intensive), Fall 2014/Spring 2015.
Instructor, Introduction to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Emory University, Spring/Fall 2013.
Teaching Assistant, Sexuality Studies, Emory University, Fall 2011.
Teaching Assistant, Sexual Violence: Public Health Perspective on Prevention and Intervention, Spring 2008.

Research Experience:

Research Assistant to Dr. Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Emory University, Spring 2011.

Program Director for The Women’s Well-being Studies, Boston University School of Public Health, 2007-2010.