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School of Liberal Arts

Meet the Associate Dean

  • Mark

    Allman, Ph.D.

    Associate Dean and Professor

    Dr. Mark Allman earned his Ph.D. in Theology from Loyola University of Chicago. His areas of specialization include social ethics, Catholic social thought, political theology, war and peace studies, and political economy. Dr. Allman has published three books and numerous articles in academic and popular journals. His first book, Who Would Jesus Kill? War, Peace and the Christian Tradition won the College Theology Society Book of the Year Award (2008). He is currently working on a book addressing contemporary challenges to Just War Theory.  In 2011 he was named the Merrimack College Edward J. Roddy Jr. Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Dr. Allman has served on the Executive Committee and Program Committee for the Society of Christian Ethics and co-edited the Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics (2012-2017). He served on the Board of Directors for the College Theology Society (2010-2013).

    Dr. Allman was chair of the Department of Religious and Theological Studies, has served on numerous college-wide committees and is currently a faculty associate in the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations. As Associate Dean of the School of Liberal Arts, Dr. Allman focuses on the Liberal Studies Core Curriculum, first year experience, retention and enrollment, and inter-department initiatives.

    Mark Allman, Ph.D.
    978-837-3508
    Email: allmanm@merrimack.edu