Kate Costello Sullivan

Kate Costello-Sullivan


Kate is professor of Modern Irish Literature and former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY. She is the author of two monographs, Mother/Country: Politics of the Personal in the Fiction of Colm Tóibín and Trauma and Recovery in the Twenty-First-Century Irish Novel, as well as the editor of J. Sheridan Le Fanus novella Carmilla and Norah Hoults Poor Women! As past president of the American Conference for Irish Studies—the oldest Irish academic organization in the world—she interacted frequently with the Irish Embassy, as well as with academics from all over the world. Kate currently serves as the first female editor of the Syracuse University Press Irish line—the oldest such series in North America.