Mary Stimming is an Assistant Director at the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion. She completed her undergraduate studies in Theology at Georgetown University and received her master’s and doctorate in Christian Theology from The University of Chicago. Her published works include “Suicide and American Religion: Tradition and Transformation” in Religion, Death and Dying: Bereavement and Death Rituals and “Sorrow” in ‘Hope Deferred’: Faith Reflections on Reproductive Loss, a volume she co-edited. She and her sister co-edited the collection Before Their Time: Adult Children’s Experiences of Parental Suicide. Before joining the Wabash Center, Ms. Stimming, served as an Assistant Professor of Theology at Dominican University in River Forest, IL and a teacher at Northview High School in Johns Creek, GA.
Mary volunteered with LOSS (Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide) for 18 years and currently serves on the Board of Directors for NAMI Metro Suburban and MacNeal Hospital.
For more information about upcoming trainings or if you are interested in being a presenter, please contact Vanessa Matheny (CMHB of Oak Park Township) at 708-358-8855 or Tandra Rutledge (Riveredge Hospital) at 708-488-4970 or Fatima Villasenor (Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare system) at 773-416-6411.