Mara Zukowski, PhD

Field(s) of Interest/Expertise

Death and Dying
Scripture
Morality

Courses Taught at Felician University

Undergraduate:
FYE 100 First Year Experience
RELS 102 Introduction to the First Testament
RELS 103 Introduction to the Second Testament 
RELS 105 Contemporary Moral Issues
RELS 201 Christology
RELS 205 Varieties of Religious Experience
RELS 310 Moral and Spiritual Dimensions of Health Care
RELS 401 Death, Dying, and Religion
CORE 320 Christianity and the Human Quest for Relatedness
CORE 400 Franciscan Vision: Self, Service and Society

Graduate:
RELED 503 MS/DL Religious Education Through the  Scriptures
RELED 505 MS/DL A Comprehensive Approach to Moral Education
NURS 550 Ethical and Legal Dimensions of Nursing

Publications/Research

Book: Dimensions of Death Through a Catholic Lens
(Buford, Ga: LAD Custom Publishing, 2013.) The Role of Tradition in Modern Ecclesiological Problems (Bethesda, Md.: Catholic Scholars Press, 1998.)
“The Fourth Commandment”
In book titled, Living the Ten Commandments as a Catholic Today edited by Mathew Kessler, Liguorian Publishers, May, 2009
“The Fourth Commandment”
Liguorian, February, 2008
“The Synoptic Gospels.”
Masterplots II: Christian Literature. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2007
“Fr. James Porter.” Great Lives from History: Notorious Lives
Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2007
“Sexual Molestation Scandal Rocks the Catholic Church.” Great Events from History: the 20th Century: 1971-2000
Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2007
“The Subversiveness of the Marginalized Women of Scripture: Models of Faith and Action for 21st Century Women” Gender Issues
New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Periodicals Consortium (Rutgers University), Fall 2005
“Jews for Jesus”
The Seventies in America. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2005
“Limited War.”
Ready Reference: Ethics (second edition). Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2003
“Hospice.”
Encyclopedia on Aging. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1999
“Death in Families."
Ready Reference: Family Life. Marshall Cavendish Corp., 1998
"Catholics for a Free Choice."
Ready Reference: Women's Issues. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1997
"Conscience."
The Encyclopedia of Modern Social Issues. Marshall Cavendish Corp., 1997
"MADD"
Ready Reference: Women's Issues. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1997
"The Silent Scream (anti-abortion film)
Ready Reference: Women's Issues. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1997
"MADD"
Ready Reference: American Justice. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1995
"Sterilization and American Law"
Ready Reference: American Justice. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1995
"Death and Dying"
Ready Reference: Ethics. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1994
"Untitled"
National Poetry Anthology. Agoura, Ca.: National Poetry Press, 1979
“Vatican II”
Encyclopedia of Multiculturalism, Supplement. Marshall Cavendish Corp., 1997.
Book: The Role of Tradition in Modern Ecclesiological Problems
(Bethesda, Md.: Catholic Scholars Press, 1998.)
Book Review: Scandal: The Catholic Church and Public Life
By Angela Senander for Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, Spring/Summer 2016.
Book Review: Is God Still at the Bedside?
By Abigail Rian Evans for Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, Spring/Summer 2012.
Book Review: Reason, Faith, and Tradition: Explorations in Catholic Theology
By Martin Albl for Saint Mary’s Press, January, 2007.
Book Review: The Ethics of Intervention: Six Hard Cases
By Daniel Lee for Rowman Littlefield Publishers, January, 2004.
Book Review: Navigating Right and Wrong
By Daniel Lee for Rowman Littlefield Publishers, January, 2003
Book Review: Magic and Loss: Death and Dying in World Religions
For Addison Wesley Longman, Pub., March, 2001.
Why Believe?
By Eileen Flynn for Sheed & Ward Publishers, 2000. (Quote from my review of appears on the back cover of the book.)
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Education

PhD in Systematic Theology, Fordham University
MA in Biblical Studies, Fordham University
BA in English and Religious Studies, University of Massachusetts at Boston

Positions Held

Associate Dean for Humanities, A&S, Felician University
Professor of Religious Studies, Felician University