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Mary Tinucci

Core Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Health

Barbara Solomon School of Social Work

Degree Program Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

Dr. Mary Tinucci comes to Walden with 30 years of clinical social work practice experience and 15 years of teaching in social work education. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dr. Tinucci began teaching at Walden in May, 2018.


DSW, St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas - St. Paul, MN United States

MSW, The College of St. Catherine/University of St. Thomas - St. Paul, MN United States

BSW, The College of St. Catherine - St. Paul, MN United States

Public Service

Minnesota Department of Human Services : Committee on Youth at Risk of Homelessness, Committee Member - St. Paul, MN United States

Adjunct Faculty Council: The University of St. Thomas, Committee Member - St. Paul, MN United States


Tinucci, M. E. (2018). Reflections on the Impact of Privilege, Marginalization, and Story on My Social Work Practice, Research, and Pedagogy . lections: Narratives of Professional Helping.

Tinucci, M. E. (2014). Recipe for me: Using poetry to support the social-emotional health of youth in special education.

Hicks, B. (2014). Increasing school stability for students in foster care: Lessons learned from Saint Paul, Minnesota. CW360.

Tinucci, M. E. (2014). A World of Possibilities.

Tinucci, M. E. (1999). Safe schools training manual: Meeting the needs of GLBT youth.


Tinucci, M. E. (2018). Poetry as Pedagogy in Social Work Education. NAPT.

Tinucci, M. E. (2017). Increasing Understanding Improving Care for LGBTQ Youth. . Greater Minnesota Family Services.

Tinucci, M. E. (2016). Beyond the Binary: Understanding the Difference and Fluidity of Gender and Sexuality. Volunteers of America Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Tinucci, M. E. (2016). Navigating Ethical Challenges in Group Work Practice. School of Social Work: St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas.

Tinucci, M. E. (2014). Educational Stability of Children/Youth in Foster Care.

Tinucci, M. E. (2003). Spoken Word Poetry: An Innovative Way to Work with Urban Youth.