William Sullivan, Ed.D.

William Sullivan, Ed.D.

Associate Professor


  • B.S. Eastern Kentucky University
  • M.S. Eastern Kentucky University
  • Ed.D. Eastern Kentucky University, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
  • Certificate Eastern Kentucky University, Homeland Security

Research/Academic Interests

  • Security Operations / Management
  • Active Shooter / Mass Murder
  • School Safety & Security
  • LE & Security Training, Programs, & Personnel


  • American Educational Research Association
  • Assessment, Research, Networking, and Insights for Evaluation (ARNIE)
  • Journal of School Leadership

Associations/Affiliations/Work History

  • Major (Ret.) Kentucky State Police
  • Department of Criminal Justice Training
  • Kentucky Law Enforcement Council


  • Instructor of the Year, Department of Criminal Justice Training
  • Governor’s Medal of Valor
  • Meritorious Service with Valor
  • Two Commissioner’s Commendations

Professional Activities: College

  • Committee, Member, Academic Integrity Committee.
  • Curriculum Committee Member, Kentucky Law Enforcement Council


  • Committee Member, Academic Integrity & Grade Appeals Committee
  • Committee Member, Academic Scholarship & Recognition Committee
  • Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee
  • Member of the Academic Scholarship and Recognition Committee


  • Coach, Pistol Club at EKU
  • Committee, Member, University Academic Planning and Assessment Committee (APAC)
  • Committee, Member, EKU Campus Security Committee