Marilyn Kravatz-Toolan, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Executive Director of Online Graduate Programs in Religious Education

Field of Interest

In addition to teaching college courses,  I have served as an independent educator/teacher for catechist training/formation and parish catechetical programs, as a keynote presenter on church-related and ministerial issues for parishes, Catholic schools, and dioceses, and as a principal presenter for diocesan-wide in-service for parish catechetical leaders. After teaching as an adjunct professor for both undergraduate and graduate courses, I accepted a full time position at Felician College

Courses Taught at Felician College

Undergraduate Courses:

Introduction to the First Testament
Introduction to the Second Testament
Introduction to Catholic Theology and Tradition
Introduction to Basic Themes in Theology
The Moral and Spiritual Dimensions of Healthcare

Graduate Courses in MARE Program:

The History and Heritage of the Catholic Church
The Psychology and Pedagogy of Religious Education
Theological Issues for the Religious Educator

Publications

Partners in Wisdom and Grace: Catechesis and Religious Education in Dialogue.
Lanham: University Press of America, 2010.
“Healing in the Christian Tradition: A Reflection on a Course for Nurses”
in Spiritual and Psychological Aspects of Illness. Beverly Musgrave and Neil McGettigan ed. Mahwah: Paulist Press, 2010.
Office Location:
Kirby Hall 104
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-6081

Education

Ph.D., Fordham University (2006)
MA St., Joseph Seminary Institute of Religious Studies (1999)
BA, Dominican College (1993)
AAS, Bronx Community College (1969)

Positions Held

Felician College: Associate Professor and Director of Online Graduate Religious Education Programs (2009 to Present)
Felician College: Assistant Professor in Undergraduate Religious Studies and Graduate Religious Education (2008-2009)
Felician College: Adjunct Professor in Undergraduate Religious Studies (2007)
College of St. Elizabeth: Adjunct Professor in Undergraduate and Graduate Theology (2006 – 2008)