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C.W. Sullivan III

Office: Bate 2116
Phone: 252-328-6672

C.W. Sullivan III is the author, editor, or co-editor of ten volumes, among them Welsh Celtic Myth in Modern Fantasy (1989); Fenian Diary: Denis B. Cashman on board the Hougoumont, 1867-1868 (2001); The Mabinogi: A Book of Essays (1996); Young Adult Science Fiction (1999); Worldviews and the American West: The Life of the Place Itself (2000); and Herbal and Magical Medicine: Traditional Healing Today (1992); he also edits The Children's Folklore Review. In 2000, Sullivan was named a Distinguished Professor for Teaching at East Carolina University by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors; in 2001 he received an East Carolina University Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research and was awarded a Distinguished Research Professorship in English by the Board of Trustees; and in 2003, he was named Harriot College Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences. Not all of Sullivan's awards have been for academic or scholarly achievement; in his late teens and early twenties, he won two gold medals kayaking in internationally-sanctioned whitewater competition.

B.A. State University of New York at Albany
M.A. State University of New York at Albany
D.A. University of Oregon
Ph.D. University of Oregon

Primary Areas of Research/Teaching
Medieval Welsh Celtic Myth and Legend
The Fantastic in Literature
19th-Century Fenian History
Children's Folklore Review

Courses Taught
6465: Special Topics Seminar in Folklore
6165: Special Topics Seminar in English Literature
6118: Arthurian Romance
4950: Literature for Children
4010: Medieval Literature
3570: American Folklore
3470: Modern Fantasy
3450: Northern European Mythology
2200: Major American Writers
2100: Major British Writers
2000: Interpreting Literature