The Enhancing Life Project Announces its Scholars

Enhancing Life Project The Enhancing Life Project Announces its Scholars

After a rigorous international and interdisciplinary selection process involving many experts on the Advisory Board and the Selection Committee, The Enhancing Life Project is pleased to announce its Scholars:


Pamela Sue Anderson, Professor of Modern European Philosophy of Religion, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Maria Antonaccio, Presidential Professor of Religion, Bucknell University, United States

Sarah Bianchi, post-doc in Philosophy, Humboldt University, Germany

Andrea Bieler, Professor of Practical Theology, Kirchliche Hochschule Wuppertal/Bethel, Germany

Menahem Blondheim, Newhouse Chair in Communications and Head of Truman Institute, Hebrew University, Israel

Elizabeth Bucar, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Northeastern University, United States

Kristine Culp, Associate Professor of Theology, The University of Chicago, and Dean of The Disciples Divinity House, United States

Jason Danely, Senior Lecturer in Anthropology of Japan, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom

Ruth Farrell, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, United States

Jeffrey Haynes, Associate Dean of Faculty and Director of Research Centre, London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

Michael Hogue, Professor of Theology, Meadville Lombard Theological School, United States

Michael Ing, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Indiana University, United States

Paul Jones, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Co-Director of the Virginia Center for the Study of Religion, University of Virginia, United States

Christoph Krönke, Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Law, Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich, Germany

Stephen Lakkis, Adj. Associate Professor for Systematic Theology and Director of the Center for Public Theology Taiwan, Tainan Theological College and Seminary, Taiwan

Michael Luchs, Associate Professor of Marketing and Director of Innovation and Design Studio, College of William & Mary, United States

Robin Mansell, Professor of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

Karline McLain, Associate Professor of Religion and Chair of Religious Studies Department, Bucknell University, United States

Monique Mitchell, Research Assistant Professor in the College of Social Work, University of South Carolina, United States

Anne Mocko, Assistant Professor of Religion, Concordia College (Moorhead), United States

Alexander-Kenneth Nagel, Professor of Religious Studies, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany

Matthew O'Hara, Associate Professor of History, University of California, Santa Cruz, United States

Aasim Padela, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of Initiative on Islam and Medicine, The University of Chicago, United States

Amit Pinchevski, Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Barbara Rossing, Professor of New Testament, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, United States

Sebastian Sattler, Research assistant at the Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology, University of Cologne and Post-doctoral fellow at the Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics and Social Sciences (CGS), University of Cologne, Germany

William Schweiker, Edward L. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor of Theological Ethics, The University of Chicago, United States

Lea Schweitz, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology/Religion and Science and Director of the Zygon Center for Religion and Science, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, United States

Christopher Scott, Director of Center for Biomedical Ethics and Senior Research Scholar, Stanford University, United States

Nazar Shabila, Research Fellow and Lecturer in Department of Community Medicine, Hawler Medical University, Iraq

Daniel Sulmasy, Kilbride-Clinton Professor of Medicine and Ethics and Directorof Program on Medicine and Religion, The University of Chicago, United States

Günter Thomas, Professor of Systematic Theology and Ethics, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

Nicole Vincent, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Law, and Neuroscience and Chief Investigator, Enhancing Responsibility Project, Georgia State University, United States

Martin Wendte, Lecturer (‘Privatdozent’) in Systematic Theology, Eberhard Karls-University of Tübingen, Germany

Ruben Zimmermann, Professor for New Testament Studies, Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz, Germany


More information on the scholars and their projects can be found on our People page.