Chair

Prof. Dr.

Peter Dabrock

Friedrich-Alexander-Univesität Erlangen-Nürnberg
 Fachbereich Theologie

Born in 1964

Professional Background

  • 2015 Refusal of an offer of the Chair for Systematic Theology (Ethics and Hermeneutics) at the Humboldt-University, Berlin
  • Since 2010 Chair for Systematic Theology (Ethics) at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • 2008-2010 Professor for Social Ethics at the University of Marburg
  • 2002-2008 Junior Professor for Bioethics at the  University of Marburg
  • 1999 PhD in Protestant Theology
  • 1995-2002 Teaching Assistant and Assistant Professor at the Institute of Systematic Theology (Ethics) at the University of Bochum
  • 1995 Vicarship in the Evangelical Church of Westphalia
  • 1984-1994 Studies of Catholic and Protestant Theology, Philosophy and Social Sciences (interrupted for civil service from 1989-1990)

Memberships (Selection)

  • Since 2014 EKD's (Evangelical Church of Germany) Chamber for Public Responsibility
  • 2012 Appointment to the German Ethics Council
  • Since 2011 European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE)
  • Since 2011 DFG (German Research Foundation) Permanent Senate Panel for Animal Experiment Research
  • 2010-2011 Chair of the ad-hoc Commission on Current Challenges in Health Policy Issues of the Council of the Protestant Church of Germany
  • 2010-2013 Chair of the ad-hoc Commission on Sexual Ethics of the Council of the Protestant Church of Germany
  • 2006-2015 Scientific Advisory Council at the Central Research Infrastructure for Molecular Biology at Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Techniques in Potsdam
  • 2004-2013 Central Ethics Commission at the German Medical Association; Board member since 2008
  • Since 2000 Academy for Ethics in Medicine

Publications (selection)

  • Repetitorium der Ethik. Für Studierende der Theologie, 3. Aufl. (with Ch. Frey & St. Knauf), Waltrop 1997
  • Antwortender Glaube und Vernunft. Zum Ansatz evangelischer Fundamentaltheologie, Stuttgart et al. 2000
  • Kriterien der Gerechtigkeit (ed. with T. Jähnichen et al.), Gütersloh 2003
  • Menschenwürde und Lebensschutz. Herausforderungen theologischer Bioethik (with L. Klinnert u. S. Schardien), Gütersloh 2004
  • Gesundheitssicherung im Zeitalter der Genomforschung – Diskussion, Aktivitäten und Institutionalisierung von Public Health Genetics in Deutschland (ed. with A. Brand, N. Paul & P. Schröder), Berlin 2004
  • Therapeutisches Klonen als Herausforderung für die Statusbestimmung des menschlichen Embryos (ed. with J. Ried), Paderborn 2005
  • Gewichtige Gene. Adipositas zwischen Prädisposition und Eigenverantwortung (ed. with A. Hilbert & W. Rief), Bern 2008
  • Intergenerationalität zwischen Solidarität und Gerechtigkeit (ed. with J. Eurich & W. Maaser), Heidelberg 2008
  • Verantwortungsethik als Theologie des Wirklichen (ed. with W. Nethöfel & S. Keil), Göttingen 2009
  • Gattung Mensch (ed. with R. Denkhaus & S. Schaede), Tübingen 2010
  • Was ist Leben - im Zeitalter seiner technischen Machbarkeit? Beiträge zu einer Ethik der Synthetischen Biologie (ed. with M. Bölker, M. Braun & J. Ried), Freiburg 2011
  • Trust in Biobanking (ed. with J. Ried & J. Taupitz), Heidelberg u.a. 2012
  • Privacy, Data Protection, and Responsible Governance. Key issues and Challenges for Biobanking (ed.), Basel 2012
  • Befähigungsgerechtigkeit, Gütersloh 2012
  • Unverschämt – schön. Sexualethik: evangelisch und lebensnah. (with R. Augstein, C. Helfferich, S. Schardien, U. Sielert), Gütersloh 2015