Sean O'Sullivan

Associate Professor, Department of English
Core Faculty

Sean O'Sullivan (Ph.D. Yale University) is an Associate Professor in the Department of English.  His areas of interest including British cinema, American television, and serial narrative across media. He is the author of Mike Leigh, in the University of Illinois Press series on Contemporary Film Directors.  He has published articles on Mad Men and modernist television; serial narrative and poetic form; Deadwood and Charles Dickens; third seasons; Krzysztof Kieslowski, Six Feet Under, and Lost; and British television drama of the 1980s.  Recent and upcoming courses include: Television, Film, and Narrative (English 578) and British Cinema at the Millennium (Film Studies 695).