Deutsch Intern
    Professur für Christliche Sozialethik

    CV (English)

    1992 – 1998 Studies of catholic theology, Tuebingen/Germany and Cochabamba/Bolivia
    2004 PhD in Theology, Christian Social Ethics, Tuebingen. Title: Recognition in context of intercultural philosophy. An ethical contribution on the basis of lyrics of Bolivian songs.
    2002 – 2005 Theological consultant at Adveniat (episcopal action for Latin America)
    2005 – 2011 Academic assistant at the professorship of theological ethics, faculty of catholic theology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt
    2010/11 & 2011/12 Deputy professorship „Theological ethics“, faculty of catholic theology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt
    04/2012 – 03/2015 Post-doc investigation project (DFG): „Moral subject under asymmetric conditions. Ethical questionings in law enforcement“ (Frankfurt/Mainz)
    02/2015 Completion of the habilitation procedure with the inaugural lecture; Venia Legendi for „Christian Social Ethics“
    2015 – 03/2016 Guest professorship „Theological Ethics” at the Catholic University for applied sciences, Berlin
    2016 Guest professorship of Christian Social Ethics, Julius-Maximilians-University, Wuerzburg
    since 07/2016 Professorship of Christian Social Ethics, Julius-Maximilians-University, Wuerzburg


    1994 1998 scholarship (Cusanuswerk)
    1999 2002 scholarship (Cusanuswerk)
    1999 Leopold-Lukas Award for young scholars, University of Tuebingen
    2016 Lorenz-Werthmann-Award, Caritas Germany

    Research Interests:

    • Fundamental questions of social ethics 
    • Ethics and Human Rights
    • Ethics and Migration
    • Ethics in context of law enforcement and prison chaplaincy
    • Legal ethics
    • Ethics, interculturality and post-/decolonial discourses
    • Latin American Theology



    • Working Community on Christian Social Ethics (AG CSE), Chair since 02/2022
    • Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church (CTEWC)
    • Societas Ethica
    • International association of moral theology and social ethics
    • AGENDA forum of female catholic theologians
    • Working group on ethics of the German conference of prison chaplaincy


    Ministries and editorial boards:


    • Member of the German commission Justice and Peace
    • Chair of the working group Justice and Peace on Human Rights
    • Advisory Board of the yearbook for Christian social sciences
    • Consultant of the Episcopal committee  for Latin America (Adveniat)
    • Co-editor of the international theological journal CONCILIUM
    • Co-editor of the series „Ethik und Gesellschaft“ (Ethics and society), Nomos-Verlag
    • Member of the Editorial advisory board of the Journal „Ethik und Gesellschaft“


    • Academic dean (2018-2021)
    • Person of trust for the handling with scientific misconduct, University Wuerzburg (2017-2020)
    • Advisory board of the international peace movement Pax Christi, German section (2018-2022)
    • Juror for assignment of the Erwin-Kräutler-Awards for contextual theologies, University Salzburg (2011-2018)