Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
Kate Costello-Sullivan is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. She leads the College of Arts and Sciences, the largest of three academic divisions at Le Moyne College. Arts and Sciences encompasses all academic departments and programs, faculty, staff and students in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts. Dr. Costello-Sullivan also oversees the Integral Honors Program, the College’s Core Curriculum, and the Arts and Sciences administrative team. She is a member of the President’s Council.
In her academic department, Dr. Costello-Sullivan is professor of English with a specialty in modern Irish literature. She has taught both introductory and upper-level courses, including Introductory Writing, Studies in Poetry, and Contemporary Irish Politics and Fiction. She was the founding director of the College's Irish literature program. An active scholar, Dr. Costello-Sullivan is author of numerous articles and the monograph, Mother/Country: Politics of the Personal in the Fiction of Colm Tóibín. She was editor of a critical edition of J. Sheridan Le Fanu's vampire novella Carmilla, and was a Moore Institute Visiting Fellow at the National University Ireland-Galway in summer 2014.
Dr. Costello-Sullivan graduated from Rutgers College, New Brunswick, with a degree in English and Spanish and a minor in Psychology. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in English/Irish Studies from Boston College. Dr. Costello-Sullivan began her teaching career at Le Moyne College in the fall semester of 2004.
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