College of Professional Studies

sullivanJames Sullivan, RA, AIA, is the dean of Marywood's College of Professional Studies.

Most recently, Mr. Sullivan has served as dean of Marywood's School of Architecture, the first and only architecture school in Northeast Pennsylvania.

Prior to coming to Marywood, Mr. Sullivan served as an associate professor and chair of the Department of Interior Design at Louisiana State University (LSU).

Mr. Sullivan earned his bachelor of environmental design degree from Miami University of Ohio, and a master of architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a licensed architect in New York State with a broad range of experience as a practitioner, educator, and administrator in both architecture and interior design.

Mr. Sullivan began teaching architecture at LSU in the fall of 2000 and gained academic administrative experience as the undergraduate program coordinator for four years at the School of Architecture. He also gained valuable experience working in partnerships with interior designers in New York City for ten years prior to moving to Baton Rouge, while running his own firm, the Louisiana Architecture Bureau, located in Baton Rouge. The majority of Mr. Sullivan’s professional work is in the renovation and adaptive reuse of existing structures with a focus on interior.