Daniel Sullivan

Associate Professor, Social Director, Cultural-Existential Psychology Laboratory

Daniel Sullivan

Associate Professor, Social Director, Cultural-Existential Psychology Laboratory

Research Interests: 

  • Suffering, anxiety, guilt, cultural differences, religion and terror management.

Updated: 07/06/22

Selected Publications: 

  • Sullivan, D. (2020). Social psychological theory as history: Outlining the critical-historical approach to theory. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 24, 78-99.
  • Keefer, L. A., Stewart, S. A., Palitsky, R., & Sullivan, D. (2019). Time-space distanciation: An empirically supported integrated framework for the cultural psychology of time and space. Time & Society, 28, 297-332.
  • Palitsky, R., Sullivan, D., Young, I. F., & Dong, S. (2019). Worldviews and the construal of suffering from depression. Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology, 3, 191-208.
  • Sullivan, D. (2016). Cultural-existential psychology: The role of culture in suffering and threat. Cambridge University Press.
  • Sullivan, D., Landau, M. J., Young, I. F., & Stewart, S. A. (2014). The dramaturgical perspective in relation to self and culture. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 767-790.

Courses Taught:

  • PSY 352 - Personality Psychology (2014)
  • PSY 360 - Social Psychology (2018)
  • PSY 365 - Introduction to Cultural Psychology (2022)
  • PSY 389 - Advanced Methods in Psychological Research (2021)
  • PSY 550 - The Psychology of Culture & Diversity (2022)
  • PSY 596A - Experimental Existential Psychology (2019)

Updated: 08/22//22

Degrees

  • B.A. German Studies, University of Arizona (May 2008)
  • B.S. Psychology, University of Arizona (May 2008)
  • M.A. Psychology, University of Kansas (May 2010)
  • Ph.D. Psychology, University of Kansas (July 2013)
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Psychology 519 (Office)
Psychology 520 & 526 (Labs)