Sullivan, Rodney Exemplar of Americanism: The Philippine Career of Dean C. Worcester. Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States: Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of Michigan, 1991.
Sullivan, Rodney and Barr, Todd (2007). An unlikely city: The making of literary Brisbane, 1975-2001. In Patrick Buckridge and Belinda McKay (Ed.), By the book: A literary history of Queensland (pp. 73-91) St Lucia, QLD, Australia: University of Queensland Press.
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Sullivan, Rodney and Sullivan, Robin (2016) Brisbane Statuemania: Memorialising Irish-Australian Premiers, 1898-1955. Queensland History Journal, 23 3: 199-218.
Sullivan, Rodney and Sullivan, Robin (2015) The Queensland Irish Association, 1898–1928: Heroes and Memorials. Australasian Journal of Irish Studies, 15 13-34.
Sullivan, Rodney (2014) The Queensland Irish Association: origins and consolidation, 1898-1908. Queensland History Journal, 22 5: 401-415.
Sullivan, Rodney and Sullivan, Robin (2013) Archbishop James Duhig and the Queensland Irish Association, 1898-1920: exploring connections. Journal of the Australian Catholic Historical Society, 34 44-55.
Smith, Claire and Sullivan, Rodney (2001) Internationalising the Curriculum - a Case Study in Citizenship Education. The History Teacher, 34 4: 69-85.
Sullivan, Rodney (1998) Philippine Studies at James Cook University: A Retrospective. Pilipinas A Journal of Philippine Studies, 31 Fall: 1-8.
Sullivan, Rodney and Sullivan, Robin (1996) "My fighting is my business": towards a biography of George Barnes, Australian boxer. Sporting Traditions, 12 2: 49-59.
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