Patricia A. Sullivan State University of New York at New Paltz
Patricia A. Sullivan (Ph.D., University of Iowa; B.A., Marquette University) specializes in rhetoric, teaching courses in political communication, communication and gender, theories of persuasion, argumentation, and communication and dissenting voices. She is the co-editor of Political Rhetoric, Power, and Renaissance Women and the co-author of From the Margins to the Center: Contemporary Women and Political Communication. Her articles on political communication have appeared in such journals as Quarterly Journal of Speech, Western Journal of Communication, Communication Quarterly, and Women an Politics. In 1997 she received the OSCLG book-of-the-year award. Her current research projects center on analyses of moral decision making patterns in U.S. Supreme Court abortion decisions, studies of the narratives of women who are engaged in grassroots political organizing, and working on a collection of essays on Third Wave Feminism (with Patrice Buzzanell).