Professorship for Ethics in Business and Sustainability

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Organisation profile


Scientific and professional activity

  • Winter Term 2018/2019: Appointment as Associate Faculty Member at the University Oxford
  • Win­ter Term  2014/​2015: Elec­tion as co-edi­tor of the Theo­lo­gi­sche Li­te­ra­tur­zei­tung (ThLZ)
  • Sum­mer Term 2013: No­mi­na­ti­on as Ger­man Na­tio­nal Se­creta­ry for the Rho­des Trust,  Ox­ford, for the ad­mi­nis­tra­ti­on of the Ger­man Rho­des Scho­lar­ships at Ox­ford Uni­ver­si­ty.
  • Sin­ce Win­ter Term 2009/​2010: Ap­point­ment as full Pro­fes­sor for Sustaina­bi­li­ty Ethics at Leu­pha­na Uni­ver­si­ty 
  • Sin­ce 2007: Di­rec­tor of re­se­arch area „Re­li­gi­on, Po­li­tics and Eco­no­mics“ at Hum­boldt Uni­ver­si­ty, Ber­lin 
  • Sin­ce 2007: Per­so­nal and Aca­de­mic Ad­vi­ser of the Mi­nis­ter of Sta­te/​Home­land Se­cu­ri­ty and then Mi­nis­ter of Fi­nan­ce, Dr. Wolf­gang Schäuble, MP
  • 2007: Ha­bi­li­ta­ti­on in Sys­te­ma­tic Theo­lo­gy (ethics, dog­ma­tics, phi­lo­so­phy of re­li­gi­on), Uni­ver­si­ty of Leip­zig with a the­sis on busi­ness ethics
  • 2006: Full or­di­na­ti­on as a Pas­tor in Ber­lin
  • 2004 – 2007: Per­so­nal Ad­vi­ser of the Fe­deral Pre­si­dent
  • 2004: 1st Sta­te Law Ex­ami­na­ti­on at “Han­sea­ti­sches Ober­lan­des­ge­richt” (Hig­her Re­gio­nal Court)  in Ham­burg
  • 2003 Mas­ter in Pu­blic Ad­mi­nis­tra­ti­on, Har­vard Uni­ver­si­ty as scho­lar­ship hol­der at ” Stu­di­en­stif­tung des Deut­schen Vol­kes” (Ger­man me­rit foun­da­ti­on)
  • 1999-2001: Ma­nage­ment Con­sul­tant at Bos­ton Con­sul­ting Group in New Ze­a­land and Aus­tra­lia
  • 1999: Doc­tor of Theo­lo­gy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Leip­zig
  • 1998: Doc­tor of Phi­lo­so­phy (D.Phil.) in Mo­dern His­to­ry as a Rho­des Scho­lar at Ox­ford Uni­ver­si­ty
  • 1996: Mas­ter in Theo­lo­gy (M.St.), Ox­ford Uni­ver­si­ty
  • 1992 – 1995: Stu­dies of Theo­lo­gy, Law, His­to­ry and Phi­lo­so­phy  at Uni­ver­si­ties of Leip­zig and Müns­ter
  • 1992: “Ab­itur” (A-Le­vels) at a Ger­man Gram­mar School with an em­pha­sis on Clas­sics (La­tin, Greek, He­brew)

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