Marc Tumeinski, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
(508) 849-3414


Doctor in Theology, Maryvale Institute of Liverpool Hope University
Master in Theology, Holy Apostles College and Seminary


Marc Tumeinski, PhD, has taught as an adjunct at Anna Maria since 2009, until his appointment as a Visiting Assistant
Professor of Theology in 2015, an Assistant Professor in 2016 and an Associate Professor in 2021. In addition, Dr.
Tumeinski has taught at Holy Apostles College and Seminary, and at Worcester State University. He has published in The
Heythrop Journal, The Journal of Catholic Social Thought, America: The National Catholic Review, and The Journal of the
Christian Institute on Disability. His current research interests include a theology of beauty, Catholic peacemaking and the
identity of the Church as a creative minority.

Courses Taught at Anna Maria:

Introduction to Theology
War, Peace and God
Introduction to the Old Testament
Dante’s Inferno
Catholic Bioethics
Arts and Skills for Ministry
Spiritual Identity and Faith Formation
Sacramental and Liturgical Theology
Restorative Justice
Catholicism and Inter-religious Dialogue

Research Interests:

Peacemaking, Diaspora, Ecumenical dialogue, Theology and disability


Tumeinski, M. (2021). The gift of peace, the Church, and Christians with impairments. Horizons: The Journal of the College Theology Society. 48(1), 122-154.

Tumeinski, M. (2020). Sent into exile: The divine call to practice diaspora. The Heythrop Journal. 61(1), 70-81.

Tumeinski, M. (2019). Fraternity is the foundation of peace: Learning from the World Day of Peace Messages of Pope Francis. Journal of Catholic Social Thought. 16(1), 103-126.

Tumeinski, M. (2019). Hurting or helping? A Catholic ethical analysis of the practice of physical and mechanical restraints by human services. Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Quarterly. 41(4), 435-448.