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Curriculum Vitae

Academic career

1994 Diploma of social sciences, subject: political sciences, at Gerhard Mercator University Duisburg
1997 – 2001 Social sciences lecturer at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
1999 – 2001 Philosophy lecturer at Gerhard Mercator University Duisburg
2000 Doctorate in philosophy at Gerhard Mercator University Duisburg
2001 – 2007 Research assistant at the Chair of Practical Philosophy of the University of Leipzig
2002 – 2003 Social sciences lecturer at the International University Institute of Zittau
2008 (ST) Filling in for the W2 Professor of Social Philosophy at the University of Bayreuth
2008 Habilitation in philosophy at the University of Leipzig
2008 Privatdozentur für das Fach Philosophie an der Universität Leipzig
2008 – 2011 Philosophy lecturer in practical philosophy and filling in for the W3 Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Bielefeld
2011/12 (WT) Filling in for the W3 Professor of Practical Philosophy at Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald
Since April 2012 W3 Professor of Practical Philosophy at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Since 2021 Spokesperson of the ELSA-AG and board member of the Stem Cell Network NRW
Since Sept. 2022 Commissioner for students with disabilities or chronic illnesses


2007/08 (WT) Research project “Political Divorce”, Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald
2009 – 2010 Research project “Challenges to the Image of Humanity and Human Dignity by New Developments in Medical Technology”; Center of Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) Bielefeld
2012/13 (WT) German Research Council “Center for Advanced Study in Bioethics“; Westfälische Wilhelms University Münster

Activities as a lecturer

Since 2010 MLP Corporate University, training as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
Since 2010 University of Mainz, Master Course of Further Education in Medical Ethics
Since 2014 University of Lucerne, Certificate Course Philosophy & Medicine

Activities as a reviewer

Abstracta – Analyse & Kritik – Bioethics – Cambridge University Press – Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy - De Gruyter (Reihe Ideen & Argumente) – Demokratizatsiya. The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization – DIE ERDE. Journal of the Geographical Society of Berlin – Ethics & Global Politics – Ethics, Policy & Environment – Ethik in der Medizin –  European Journal of Political Theory – Global Justice: Theory, Practice, Rhetoric – International Theory – Journal for General Philosophy of Science – Journal of International Political Theory – Journal of Political Philosophy  – Moral Philosophy and Politics – Philosophical Papers – Philosophy & Economics  – Philosophy & Public Issues – Philosophical Quarterly – Philosophical Studies - Politics, Philosophy & Economics – Political Studies – Rationality, Markets and Morals – Res Publica – Revue D’Etudes Benthamiennes - Social Theory and Practice – Springer Academics (Law and Philosophy Library) – Swiss Political Science Review – Zeitschrift für Ethik und Moralphilosophie – Zeitschrift für Praktische Philosophie

Acquin (accreditation agency) – Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung – Canada Council for the Arts – Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) – Center for Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS) – Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) – Gesellschaft für Analytische Philosophie (GAP 8, GAP 9 & GAP 10) – National Science Center (Polen) – Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften – Sachverständigenrat für Integration und Migration - Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes – Universität Siegen (Qualitätszentrum) – Volkswagen Stiftung – Wissenschaftsrat


Akademie für Ethik in der Medizin (AEM) – Deutsche Gesellschaft für Philosophie (DGPhil) – Gesellschaft für Analytische Philosophie (GAP)

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