Short CV/Education and training

  • 1986
    Studied Protestant theology and economics at the University of Tübingen and Heidelberg University, Germany

  • 1989 – 1990
    Studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (under the auspices of the programme "Study in Israel")

  • 1992 – 1993
    Studied at Princeton Theological Seminary, USA

  • 1993
    Master of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary

  • 1994
    1st Theological Examination/ Diplom degree in theology, University of Tübingen

  • 1994 – 1995
    Complementary studies in South Asian studies at the South Asia Institute at Heidelberg University

  • 1998
    Diplom degree in economics, University of Tübingen

  • 1996 – 1999
    Fellowship for the Research Training Group at the International Centre for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities at the University of Tübingen, and a research stay at the Centre for Process Studies, Claremont, CA (USA)

  • 2000
    Doctorate

  • 1999 – 2001
    Internship in the Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Württemberg, Germany

  • 2001
    2nd Theological Examination

  • 2001 – 2016
    Studienleiterin (responsible for activities associated with a certain area of specialization) at the Protestant Academy (Evangelische Akademie) in Arnoldshain/Frankfurt, Germany

  • 2003
    Ordination by the Protestant Church in Hesse and Nassau (EKHN)

  • 2005
    Visiting researcher at the Beyers Naudé Centre at Stellenbosch University (South Africa)

  • 2009
    Visiting lecturer at the Union Theological Seminary, New York (USA)

  • 2012 – 2013
    Acting chair in systematic theology and contemporary theological issues at the University of Bamberg, Germany

  • 2013
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification)

  • since 2016
    Heisenberg fellowship (at present on leave)

  • since 2017
    Guest professor for Theological Ethics at Zurich University, Switzerland

Selected publications

  • Ulshöfer, G.: Soziale Verantwortung aus protestantischer Perspektive. Kriterien für eine Ethik der Handlungsräume angesichts der Corporate Social Responsibility-Debatte, Stuttgart 2015.

  • Ulshöfer, G.: Ökonomie und Theologie. Beiträge zu einer prozeßtheologischen Wirtschaftsethik, Gütersloh 2001.

  • Ulshöfer, G., Bonnet, G. (Hg.): Corporate Social Responsibility auf dem Finanzmarkt. Nachhaltiges Investment – politische Strategien – ethische Grundlagen, Wiesbaden 2009.

  • Karafyllis, N., Ulshöfer, G. (Hg.): Sexualized Brains. Scientific Modeling of Emotional Intelligence from a Cultural Perspective, Cambridge, Mass. 2008.

  • LeBruyns, C., Ulshöfer, G. (Hg.): Humanization of Globalization. South African and German Perspectives, Frankfurt am Main 2008.

  • Ulshöfer, G. (Hg.): Religion und Theologie im öffentlichen Diskurs. Hermeneutische und ethische Perspektiven, Frankfurt am Main 2005.

  • Tremmel, J., Ulshöfer, G. (Hg.): Unternehmensleitbild Generationengerechtigkeit – Theorie und Praxis, Frankfurt am Main 2005.

  • Emunds, B., Horntrich, G., Kruip, G., Ulshöfer, G. (Hg.): Vom Sein zum Sollen und zurück. Zum Verhältnis von Faktizität und Normativität, Frankfurt am Main 2004.

  • Ulshöfer, G., Bartmann, P., Segbers, F., Schmidt, Kurt W. (Hg.): Ökonomisierung der Diakonie. Kulturwende im Krankenhaus und bei sozialen Einrichtungen, Frankfurt am Main 2004.

  • Ulshöfer, G.: Bildung als Selbstformung. Theologische Überlegungen angesichts des Selbstverständnisses der Evangelischen Akademien, in: Conrad, R. und Kipke, R. (Hg.): Selbstformung. Beiträge zur Aufklärung einer menschlichen Praxis, Münster 2015, S. 205-224.

  • Ulshöfer, G.: The Economic Brain. Neuroeconomics and „Post-Autistic Economics“ through the Lens of Gender, in: Karafyllis, N., Ulshöfer, G. (Hg.): Sexualized Brains. Scientific Modeling of Emotional Intelligence from a Cultural Perspective, Cambridge, Mass. 2008, S. 191-217.

  • Ulshöfer, G.: Generationengerechtigkeit bei Unternehmen – eine theologisch-wirtschaftsethische Perspektive, in: Ulshöfer, G. et al. (Hg.): Unternehmensleitbild Generationengerechtigkeit – Theorie und Praxis, Frankfurt am Main 2005, S. 227-238.

  • Ulshöfer, G.: Frauen und Rechtfertigung – Charakteristika feministisch-theologischer Kritik an der Rechtfertigungslehre, in: Dober, H.-M./ Mensink, D. (Hg.): Die Lehre von der Rechtfertigung des Gottlosen im kulturellen Kontext der Gegenwart. Beiträge im Horizont des christlich-jüdischen Gesprächs, Stuttgart 2002, S. 156-166.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Ethics of Power in a Digital Age.

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Societas Ethica – European Society for Research in Ethics (board member 2007-2015)

  • Deutsches Netzwerk Wirtschaftsethik (German Business Ethics Network), EBEN – European Business Ethics Network, BEN Africa – Business Ethics Network Africa, ISBEE- International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics

  • Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Theologie (Academic Society for Theology)

  • American Academy of Religion

  • International Dietrich Bonhoeffer Society

  • Studium in Israel e.V. (Study in Israel organization)

  • Member of the investment committee of the Pension Foundation of the Protestant Church in Hesse and Nassau (EKHN)

  • Member of the advisory board of the Jahrbuch für Christliche Sozialwissenschaften (Yearbook of Christian Social Sciences)

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