Curriculum Vitae

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerhard Kruip

Professor for Christian Anthropology and Social Ethics at the Faculty for Catholic Theology of the Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz.

Curriculum Vitae

  • 1957               Born in Munich (Germany)
  • 1975-1981      Studies of Mathematics and Catholic Theology in Würzburg (Germany) and Paris (France)
  • 1982/1983      Research stay in Mexico
  • 1985-1995      Assistant Professor for Social Ethics at the Faculty for Catholic Theology of the University of Würzburg
  • 1989               Dr. theol.
  • 1991/1992      Research stay in Mexico
  • 1995               Dr. habil. theol.
  • 1995-2000      Director of the Catholic academy for youth issues (Katholische Akademie für Jugendfragen/Permanent formation) in Altenberg
  • 2000-2009      Director of the Hanover Institute for Philosophical Research (Forschungsinstitut für Philosophie, fiph, Hannover)
  • since 2006      Professor for Christian Anthropology and Social Ethics at the Faculty for Catholic Theology of the Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz
  • 2012               Award of the Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz for an excellent academic teaching
  • 2012-2015      Dean of the Faculty for Catholic Theology of the Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz

 

Main Research Interests

  • Educational justice, global justice, Latin American theology, business ethics, reforms of the Catholic Church

 

Lectureships

  • 1990               Guest lecturer at the Universidad de Salamanca (Spain)
  • 1995               Guest lecturer at the "Studienjahr" of the Dormitian Abbey in Jerusalem (Israel)
  • 1994-1997      Faculty for Catholic Theology of Fulda (Germany)
  • 1996-2000      Institute for Catholic Theology at the University of Cologne (Germany)
  • 2000-2001      Catholic University of Applied Sciences of Berlin (Germany)
  • 2001-2006      Philosophical Seminar and Institute of Catholic Theology at the Leibniz University of Hanover (Germany)

 

Involvement in Committees and networks (a selection)

  • until Febr., 2020: Advisary board of the Berlin Institute of Christian Ethics and Politics (Beirat des Berliner Instituts für Christliche Ethik und Politik, ICEP)
  • until Febr., 2020: 2006-2016 Consultant of Commission VI and Subcommission for contacts with Latin America of the German Bishops Conference (Berater der Kommission VI und der Unterkommission für Kontakte mit Lateinamerika der Deutschen Bischofskonferenz DBK)
  • 2016 - Febr., 2020: Consultant of the Caritas Commission of the German Bishops Conference (Berater der Caritaskommission der Deutschen Bischofskonferenz DBK)
  • until Febr., 2020: Consultant of the Permanent Working Group for Political Fundamental Issues of the Central Committee of German Catholics (Berater im ständigen Arbeitskreis für politische Grundsatzfragen des Zentralkomitees der deutschen Katholiken, ZdK)
  • 2006-2015 Assembly of Delegates of the German Caritas Association (Delegiertenversammlung des Deutschen Caritasverbandes)
  • "Editor-in-Chief" of "ET-Studies", Journal of the European Society for Catholic Theology (Herausgeber der ET-Studies, Zeitschrift der Europäischen Gesellschaft für katholische Theologie)
  • Board of Trustees of the scholarship organization Latin America-Germany (Kuratorium des Stipendienwerks Lateinamerika-Deutschland)
  • Expert group World Economy and Social Ethics of the German Bishops Conference (Sachverständigengruppe Weltwirtschaft und Sozialethik der Deutschen Bischofskonferenz DBK)
  • until Febr., 2020: Scientific advisary board of distance learning for theology (Wissenschaftlicher Beirat von Theologie im Fernkurs)
  • until Febr., 2020: Consultant of the working group „Europe“ of the German Bishops Conference (Berater der Arbeitsgruppe „Europa“ der Deutschen Bischofskonferenz DBK)

 

Memberships (a selection)

  • Committee of Economics and Ethics of the German Economic Association (Ausschuss Wirtschaftswissenschaften und Ethik im Verein für Socialpolitik)
  • Asociación Alemana de Investigacion sobre América Latina; Working group of German research about Latin America (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Lateinamerikaforschung, ADLAF)
  • European Society for Catholic Theology (Europäische Gesellschaft für Katholische Theologie)
  • International Association for Moral Theology and Social Ethics (Internationale Vereinigung für Moraltheologie und Sozialethik)
  • European Society for Research in Ethics/ Societas Ethica (Europäische Forschungsgesellschaft für Ethik)
  • Center of Intercultural Studies of the Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz (JGU), (Zentrum für Interkulturelle Studien (ZIS) der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität (JGU) in Mainz)

 

Mainz, March 1st, 2018