Political Sociology, Social Movements, Labor Studies, Sociology of Education
Richard Sullivan, received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He teaches courses on introductory sociology, social movements, and political sociology. He done research focusing on the intersection of labor and new social movements in the era of neo liberal globalization. He has also studied the organizing efforts of white-collar workers and immigrants working in garment industry sweat shops. He now working on a book he calls a sociological user's guide to the university.