Brendan Sullivan



Brendan Sullivan is a Graduate Lecturer at Northeastern University. He teaches Negotiation, Mediation and Facilitation, an elective course for the Master’s degree in the College of Professional Studies, as well as other courses in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution.  Since 1996, Mr. Sullivan has been an adjunct faculty instructor at Massasoit Community College, where he developed the first course in Negotiating, a component of the Dispute Resolution Program. Drawing upon his experience as spokesperson and public relations official at the Massachusetts State Lottery, having delivered over one hundred speeches on behalf of the agency, Mr. Sullivan also teaches the required course in Speech Communication at Massasoit.

In 1993, Mr. Sullivan was appointed an Assistant Clerk-Magistrate in the Superior Court of MA. In this capacity, he facilitated the disposition of criminal cases (plea bargains) and civil complaints (settlements) where possible. He is a member of the Association for Conflict Management. He has been recognized for his achievements with a yearly biographical entry in Who’s Who in America since 2002. He received the Marquis Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.


MA from Fairfield University (1976)