Prof. Hille HakerProfessor and Richard McCormick S.J. Chair of Moral Theology

    Research Profile

    Foundational Ethics, Bioethics, Ethics and Literature, Feminist Ethics

    Teaching Profile

    New Approaches to Christian Ethics: Hermeneutics in Ethics, Narrative Ethics, Human Rights and Responsibility
    Concepts of the Self and Moral Identity; the Question of Otherness
    Questions in Social and Political Ethics: Justice, Forgiveness and Reconciliation, Solidarity, Belonging and Citizenship, Ethics in Economics
    Bioethics and Ethics in New Technologies: Reproductive Medicine and Genetic Diagnosis, Medical Ethics in Health-Care Chaplaincy, Neonatology, Ars Moriendi and the question of ageing and dying, Nanomedicine, Novel Food, Synthethic Biology, Methods in Bioethics
    Narrative Ethics and Ethics in Literature: Contemporary German novels
    Feminist Ethics: Gender and Identity, Women’s Rights, Feminist Bioethics and Gender Studies, Critical Analysis of the “Gift-Discourse”

    Selected Publications

    ed. together with K. Bentele/G. Wanderer et al.: Perspektiven der Medizinethik in der Klinikseelsorge: Berlin/Münster et al.: Lit, 2009; english: Medical Ethics in Health-Care Chaplaincy, 2009.

    “Gerechtigkeit und globale Armut – Neuere Ansätze zur Ökonomie und Ethik,” in: Dietmar Mieth (ed.): Solidarität und Gerechtigkeit: Die Gesellschaft von morgen gestalten. Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 2009, 158-178.

    “Citizenship, Ethik und Gesellschaft,” in: V. R. Azcuy/M. Eckholt (ed.s): Citizenship – Biographien – Institutionen: Perspektiven lateinamerikanischer und deutscher Theologinnen auf Kirche und Gesellschaft. Berlin/Münster et al.: Lit, 2009, 41-55.

    “Ethical Reflecions on Nanomedicine,” in: J. S. Ach/B. Lüttenberg (ed.s): Nanobiotechnology, Nanomedicine and Human Enhancement. Berlin/Münster et al.: Lit, 2008, 53-75.

    “A Critical Ethics of Responsibility in the Age of HIV/AIDS and Inter-religious Dialogue,” in: P. Gnanapragasam/E. Schüssler-Fiorenza (ed.s): Negotiating Borders: Theological Explorations in the Global Era. Essays in Honour of Prof. Felix Wilfred. Delhi: ISPCK, 2008, 225-241.

    ed. together with R. Ammicht-Quinn: HIV/AIDS. Concilium 2007.

    ed. together with U. Konnertz/D. Mieth: Ethik – Geschlecht – Wissenschaften: Der ethical turn als Herausforderung für die interdisziplinären Geschlechterstudien. Paderborn: Mentis, 2006.

    ed. together with S. Ross/M.-T. Wacker: Women’s Voices in World Religions. Concilium 2006.

    Ethik der genetischen Frühdiagnostik: Sozialethische Reflexionen zur Verantwortung am Beginn des menschlichen Lebens. Paderborn: Mentis, 2002.

    Moralische Identität: Literarische Lebensgeschichten als Medium ethischer Reflexion. Mit einer Interpretation der “Jahrestage” von Uwe Johnson. Tübingen: Francke, 1999.



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