Sister Marilyn Sunderman, RSM
Sister Marilyn Sunderman, RSMProfessor, Theology Department
PhD, Fordham University
MA, Aquinas College
MA, University of Cincinnati
BA, Edgecliff College
Certificate - Spiritual/Retreat Direction, Columbiere Spirituality Center

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Sister Marilyn Sunderman, RSM is the author of the monograph Humanization in the Christology of Juan Luis Segundo and has contributed articles and reviews. She has presented scholarly papers and presided over sessions at conferences in theology and spirituality at numerous colleges and universities throughout the United States. She has been a Sister of Mercy for 46 years and has taught elementary, secondary, college and graduate students.

Sister Sunderman is a member of Kappa Gamma Pi, Theta Alpha Kappa, and Phi Theta Kappa Honor societies. She holds memberships in the College Theology Society, the International Thomas Merton Society, the American Academy of Religion, and the Catholic Theological Society of America. She has appeared in Who's Who Among America's Teachers in 1996, 1998, 2004, and 2005.

In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies, reading novels, fishing, and adult coloring of mandalas.


Member, International Thomas Merton Society
Member, Mercy Association in Scripture and Theology

Publications in

Humanization in the Christology of Juan Luis Segundo

Articles in

The Merton Annual

The Merton Seasonal

M.A.S.T. Journal

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science 

International Journal of Philosophy and Theology

Pedogogical Methods

Use of Brightspace for power point presentations; using and making youtubes

Excursions/Trips with Students or for Academic Research

Trip to Israel with the Catholic Theological Union