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Arch Dalrymple III Department of History
University of Mississippi

Douglass Sullivan-González

Dean of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College and Professor of History

Office hours: By Appointment

128 S M B Honors College
(662) 915-7294 |

Ph.D, University of Texas at Austin

Teaching and Research Interests
Latin America

Douglass Sullivan-González is the author of two books, The Black Christ of Esquipulas: Religion and Identity in Guatemala, which was published by the University of Nebraska Press in 2016, and Piety, Power, and Politics: Religion and Nation Formation in Guatemala, 1821-1871, which was published by the University of Pittsburgh Press in 1998.  Sullivan-González also translated Edelberto Torres-Rivas’s Interpretación del desarrollo social centroamericano as History and Society in Central America (1993) and he co-edited a manuscript with Charles Reagan Wilson on The South and the Caribbean, published by The University of Mississippi Press in 2001.

Sullivan-González completed his Bachelor of Arts with Honors at Samford University and his Master of Divinity and Master of Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary.  He taught Church History and Social Ethics from 1984-1986 at the Nicaraguan Baptist Seminary in Managua, Nicaragua, and completed his Phd in Latin American History at The University of Texas at Austin.  He initiated his teaching career at UM as Assistant Professor in 1993, and then taught at Tulane University as Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of History from 1999-2000.

Sullivan-González has served as Dean of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College since 2003.

Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College