Dr. Cynthia Toolin-Wilson holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of
Massachusetts (Amherst), a 90 credit M.A. from Holy Apostles College and Seminary, an
S.T.L. from the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C., and an M.F.A. in Creative
Writing from Albertus Magnus College. She worked for Holy Apostles College and Seminary for 27 years as a professor, teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses on campus and online, and in various administrative positions. She was involved in the academic formation of over 200
seminarians, and many religious and lay people.
She left full-time work at Holy Apostles to care for her now deceased husband. She remains
a Professor of Dogmatic and Moral Theology there and teaches two courses online – One
and Triune God, and Christology. Additionally, she works remotely at Pontifex University as
Dr. Toolin-Wilson is a member of the Academy of Catholic Theology, the Fellowship of
Catholic Scholars, the Association of Catholic Social Scientists, and the Association of
Her ministry is as a radio interviewer on her show Author to Author, in which she interviews
Catholic authors. Two of her representative publications are:
– The Story of Holy Apostles, co-authored with Prof. Robert Hubbard of Albertus
Magnus College, 2020.
– Survivor, A Memoir of Forgiveness, 2021.