Sullivan is the author of three books, and has published and produced numerous plays, poems, articles as well as a textbook chapter. Look for her evolving character Little Miss Domestic Darkness on Twitter.
Margaret Sullivan has been a professor in higher education since 1978. She has lectured widely in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Sullivan's research interests are in stigma (see the text, On the Stigma of Mental Illness, American Psychological Association), music consumption, where she has published internationally and presented papers in ten countries, and gay male body image.