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Hille Haker, Ph.D.

Title/s: Richard A. McCormick, S.J., Chair of Catholic Moral Theology

Office #: Crown Center 321

Phone: 773.508.2368

E-mail: hhaker@luc.edu

CV Link: Hille Haker CV

External Webpage: http://hillehaker.com/


Hille Haker is the Richard McCormick, S. J., Chair of Moral Theology at Loyola University Chicago. She earned her doctorate (1997) and habilitation (2001) at the University of Tübingen and her dissertation – “Moralische Identität: Literarische Lebensgeschichten als Medium ethischer Reflexion” (“Moral Identity: Literary Life Stories as a Medium of Ethical Reflection”) - was awarded the dissertation prize in Catholic Theology in 1998. Prior to joining the faculty at Loyola, Dr. Haker was Chair of Moral Theology and Social Ethics in the Catholic Theology Department of Frankfurt University (2005 to 2009), Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at Harvard Divinity School (2003 to 2005), and Heisenberg Research Scholar (2002 - 2003). In Frankfurt, she was a Colleague of the Institute of Social Research of the Frankfurt School and co-director of the Cornelia Goethe Center for Women's Studies. She also served as co-director of the newly founded Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaftern Bad homburg from 2007 - 2010.

At present, she is a member of the European Group on Ethics in Sciences and New Technologies (EGE) of the European Commission and is Co-Director of “Concilium,” an international journal of theology. She is also a member of the German Academy of Ethics in Medicine (AEM) and an associated member of the International Center for Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities, University of Tuebingen. 

Please select the link below to go to the McCormick Chair webpage. 

Richard A. McCormick, S.J., Chair of Catholic Moral Theology

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Department of Theology · 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Crown Center, Room 300, Chicago, IL 60660
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