Biography

Meghan Sullivan is a Professor of Philosophy and the Rev. John A. O’Brien Collegiate Chair at Notre Dame.

Sullivan has degrees from UVa (BA with highest distinction: Philosophy and Politics – 2005), Oxford (B.Phil: Philosophy – 2007), and Rutgers (PhD: Philosophy – 2011). She studied at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. Sullivan has spent her career so far at Notre Dame, where she was awarded tenure in 2015.  She was the Rev. John O’Brien Collegiate Associate Professor from 2015-2017 and was promoted to Professor in 2017.

Sullivan has published work in many of the leading generalist philosophy journals, including Nous, Ethics and Philosophical Studies. Her first book, Time Biases, develops a theory of diachronic rationality, personal identity and rational planning.