Research Programme on Religious Communities and Sustainable Development

Theresa Mayer

Theresa Mayer (born 1992) studies Catholic Theology (Mag.Theol.) and Ethnology (B.A.) at the Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen and at the Institut Catholique de Paris (ICP) in Paris.
Before and during her studies she spent time abroad in Ghana, Ethiopia and Tanzania. In addition, she completed internships in the field of world church and development policy in Munich, Berlin and Dar es Salaam.

Main areas of interest

postcolonial theories/theologies, African Christianity, intercultural theology, theological anthropology, church development cooperation

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2018 Guest Researcher in the Research Field Religious Communities and Sustainable Development
  • 2017 semester abroad in Paris
  • 2013 Student and academic assistant at the chairs of Practical Theology, Biblical Introduction and Contemporary History, Canon Law and at the Dean's Office of the Catholic Theological Faculty Tübingen
  • 2013-2017 Study of Ethnology (Bachelor of Arts) in Tübingen
  • 2012 Study of Catholic Theology (Magistra Theologiae) in Tübingen, Germany
  • 2011-2012 Volunteer Service in Kadjebi (Ghana)
  • 2011 Abitur at the Willibald-Gymnasium in Eichstätt