Researchers - Members of RaT

Currently, about 60 scholars are members of our centre. Their research and teaching activities take place at different faculties of the University of Vienna, but also at other institutions. The discourse of researchers with different methodological backgrounds and perspectives coins the unique profile of RaT. Here, we would like to introduce our members and their activities.

Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil. Mag. Handan AKSÜNGER-KIZIL
handan.aksuenger-kizil@univie.ac.at
Faculty for Philological and Cultural Studies
Department of Islamic-Theological Studies

Jason Wesley ALVIS, BSc MA PhD

jason.wesley.alvis@univie.ac.at

Faculty for Philosophy and Education
Department of Philosophy

Speaker of the Centre
Univ.-Prof. MMMag. DDr. Kurt APPEL
kurt.appel@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department of Systematic Theology and Ethics

(C) Balsereit

Mag. Dr. Justin Arickal, MBA

justin.arickal@univie.ac.at

Faculty of Catholic Theology

Department of Systematic Theology and Ethics

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ednan ASLAN, M.A.
ednan.aslan@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies
Department of Islamic-Theological Studies

a.o. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Christoph AUGUSTYNOWICZ
christoph.augustynowicz@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies
Department of East European History

Mag. Dr. Hüseyin I. ÇIÇEK

hueseyin.cicek@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department of Religious Studies

Dr.in Deniz COŞAN EKE, BSc MA MSc

deniz.cosan.eke@univie.ac.at

Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies

Department of Islamic-Theological Studies

Deputy Speaker of the Centre
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian DANZ
christian.danz@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Protestant Theology
Department of Systematic Theology

RaT Tenure Track Professor
Ass.-Prof. Mag. Mag. Dr. Dr. Helmut Jakob DEIBL, Pd.
helmut.jakob.deibl@univie.ac.at
Research Centre Religion and Transformation

PD Dr. Ugo DESSÌ, M.A.
ugo.dessi@univie.ac.at

Faculty of Catholic Theology

Department of Religious Studies

Assoz. Prof. Mag. Dr. Martin FIEDER, Privatdoz.

martin.fieder@univie.ac.at

Faculty of Life Sciences
Department of Evolutionary Anthropology

Univ.-Ass. Mag. Dr. Matthias FLATSCHER
matthias.flatscher@univie.ac.at
  
Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Political Science

 

 

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Sabine GRENZ
sabine.grenz@univie.ac.at

Interdisciplinary Professorship for Gender Studies
Faculty for Social Studies, Faculty for Philosophy and Education, Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Marianne GROHMANN
marianne.grohmann@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Protestant Theology
Department of Old Testament and Biblical Archeology

Univ.-Prof. DDr. Isabella GUANZINI
i.guanzini@ku-linz.at
Catholic Private University (KU) Linz
Department of Fundamental Theology and Dogmatic Theology

Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stefan HAMMER
stefan.hammer@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Law
Department of Legal Philosophy

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Uta HEIL
uta.heil@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Protestant Theology
Department of Christian History, Art and Archaeology

Deputy Speaker of the Centre

Assoz.-Prof. Mag. Mag. Dr. Dr. Esther HEINRICH-RAMHARTER
esther.heinrich-ramharter@univie.ac.at
Faculty for Philosophy and Education
Department of Philosophy

Ao. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Birgit HELLER
birgit.heller@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department of Religious Studies

Ao. Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr. Hans Gerald HÖDL
hans.hoedl@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department of Religious Studies

Katharina IVANYI, MPhil PhD
katharina.ivanyi@univie.ac.at

Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies

Department of Near Eastern Studies

Dr. Cem KARA
kara@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies
Department of Islamic Theological Studies

Alevi Theological Studies

Dr. Katerina KOCI
koci@iwm.at
Research director at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM)

Lise Meitner Research Fellow (FWF)

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Mag. Dr.Dr. Andreas KOWATSCH, LL.M

andreas.kowatsch@univie.ac.at

Faculty for Catholic Theology

Department of Church law and law on religions

Deputy Speaker of the Centre
Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Gerhard LANGER
gerhard.langer@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies
Department of Jewish Studies

Porf. Dr. habil. Karsten LEHMANN
karsten.lehmann@univie.ac.at
Kirchliche Pädagogische Hochschule Wien / Krems
University of Vienna: Department of Religious Studies

Mag. Dr. Sandra Lehmann, PD

sandra.lehmann@univie.ac.at

Faculty of Catholic Theology

Deputy Head - Department of Intercultural Philosophy of Religion

Univ.-Prof. MMag. Dr. Andrea LEHNER-HARTMANN
andrea.lehner-hartmann@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department of Practical Theology

Deputy Speaker of the Centre
Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Rüdiger LOHLKER
ruediger.lohlker@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies
Department of Near Eastern Studies

RaT Tenure Track Professor

MMag. Dr. Astrid MATTES-ZIPPENFENIG
astrid.mattes@univie.ac.at
Research Centre Religion and Transformation

Assoz.-Prof. Dr. Ioan MOGA
ioan.moga@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department of Historical Theology

Mag. Dr. David Novakovits, BA MA

david.novakovits@univie.ac.at

Faculty of Catholic Theology

Department of Practical Theology

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus ÖHLER
markus.oehler@univie.ac.at 
Faculty of Protestant Theology
Department of New Testament Studies

Mag. Mag. Dr. Sebastian PITTL
sebastian.pittl@uni-tuebingen.de
Eberhard Karls-Universität Tübingen

Faculty of Catholic Theology

Deputy Speaker of the Centre
Univ.-Prof. MMMMag. Dr. Lukas K. POKORNY, MA
lukas.pokorny@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department of Religious Studies

Assoc. Prof. MMag. Dr. Regina POLAK, MAS
regina.polak@unive.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department of Practical Theology

RaT Third Party Funded Employee

Dr. habil. Eduard PRENGA
eduard.prenga@univie.ac.at
Research Centre Religion and Transformation

RaT Third Party Funded Employee

Dr. Milja RADOVIC
milja.radovic@univie.ac.at
Principal Investigator am Forschungszentrum RaT of the FWF Lise Meitner Project "Reframing Space: Film as History" - Resarch Centre Religion und Transformation

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wolfram REISS
wolfram.reiss@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Protestant Theology
Department of Systematic Theology and Study of Religions

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Martin ROTHGANGEL
martin.rothgangel@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Protestant Theology
Department of Religious Pedagogics

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Kirsten RÜTHER
kirsten.ruether@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies
Department of African Studies

Univ.-Prof. DDr. Hans SCHELKSHORN
johann.schelkshorn@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department of Christian Philosophy

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Annette SCHELLENBERG

annette.schellenberg@univie.ac.at 

Faculty of Protestant Theology

Department of Old Testament Studies and Biblical Archeology

Mag. Dr. Thomas Schmidinger

thomas.schmidinger@univie.ac.at

Faculty of Social Sciences

Department of Political Science

Univ.-Ass. Dr. SCHULTE-UMBERG
thomas.schulte-umberg@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department of Historical Theology

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Zekirija SEJDINI
zekirija.sejdini@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies
Department of Islamic-Theological Studies

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Agnethe SIQUANS
agnethe.siquans@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department of Biblical Studies

PD Mag. Dr.habil. Michael STAUDIGL
michael.staudigl@univie.ac.at
Faculty for Philosophy and Education
Department of Philosophy

Dr. Julian STRUBE, M.A.

julian.strube@univie.ac.at

Institut for Religious Studies

Ass.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Eva SYNEK
eva.synek@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Law
Department of Legal Philosophy

Dr. Andreas TELSER

andreas.telser@univie.ac.at

Scientific staff (Senior Postdoc) at the FWF Project „Gott in Anmuth”. A Reading of Hölderlin’s Homburger Folioheft from an Aesthetic Point of View

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Markus TIWALD

Faculty of Catholic Theology

Department of Biblical Studies

ao. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Wolfgang TREITLER
wolfgang.treitler@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department of Systematic Theology and Ethics
Fundamental Theology

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jan-Heiner TÜCK
jan-heiner.tueck@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department for Systematic Theology and Ethics

Univ.-Assistent post doc Dr. Fabian VÖLKER

voelkerf83@univie.ac.at

Faculty of Catholic Theology

Department of Intercultural Philosophy of Religion

Univ.-Prof. MMag. DDr. Franz WINTER
franz.winter@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department of Religious Studies

Deputy Speaker of the Centre

Assoc. Prof. Fabio WOLKENSTEIN, PhD
fabio.wolkenstein@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Political Science

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Aysun YAŞAR
aysun.yasar@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies
Department of Islamic-Theological Studies

Emeritus Members

ao. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Karl BAIER
karl.baier@univie.ac.at
Katholisch-Theologische Fakultät
Institut für Religionswissenschaft

O. Univ.-Prof. MMag. Dr. Ingeborg GABRIEL
i.gabriel@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Department of Systematic Theology and Ethics

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rudolf LANGTHALER

Department of Christian Philosophy at the Faculty of Catholic Theology

Emer. o. Prof. Dr. Richard POTZ
richard.potz@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Law
Department of Legal Philosophy

Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Sieglinde ROSENBERGER
sieglinde.rosenberger@univie.ac.at
Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Political Science

Former members