Staff Members

Dr. Markus Luber SJ

Markus Luber is missiologist and Jesuit. He has been working at the Institute for Global Church and Mission since 2009, currently in the position of the acting director. His current area of research is „Intercultural Theology“, especially focusing on contextual theologies in India.

Email: luber [at] iwm [dot] sankt-georgen [dot] de


Dr. Roman Beck

Roman Beck is a theologian and biologist. He started working as a scientific Assistant at the Institute for Global Church and Mission in October 2012. Since October 2014 he is deputy director of the institute. The focus of his work is the coordination of the Albertus Magnus Theological Scholarship Program.

Email: beck [at] iwm [dot] sankt-georgen [dot] de


Friederike Dillenseger

Friederike Dillenseger is a research assistant at the Institute of Global Church and Mission since February 2019. She is currently working on her doctorate in her research area “Mission History”.

Email: dillenseger [at] iwm [dot] sankt-georgen [dot] de


Leandro Fontana

Leandro Fontana has been working as research assistant at the Institute of Global Church and Mission since April 2019. He is currently working on a research project with the focus on “Pentecostalism”.

Email: bedin-fontana [at] iwm [dot] sankt-georgen [dot] de

 


Christiana Idika DMMM

Christiana Idika DMMM belongs to the sister order „Daughters of Mary Mother of Mercy“. She started working as a research assistant at the institute in November 2016. Her Focus is “mission and education”.

Email: idika [at] iwm [dot] sankt-georgen [dot] de

 


Tobias Keßler CS

Tobias Keßler CS has been working at the Institute for Global Church and Mission since December 2009. He is responsible for the research area “Migration/Global Church in Germany”. He belongs to the Congregation of Scalabrini-Missionaries.

Email: kessler [at] iwm [dot] sankt-georgen [dot] de


Katharina Peetz

Katharina Peetz has been a research assistant at the Institute for World Church and Mission since June 2019. She works on projects in the area of “Mission and Health”.

Email: peetz [at] iwm [dot] sankt-georgen [dot] de


Marion Waidlein

Marion Waidlein is a business economist and intercultural trainer. Since January 2019 she has been head of the secretariat of the Institute for Global Church and Mission and is assistant to the acting director.

Email: sekr [at] iwm [dot] sankt-georgen [dot] de


Caroline Herter

Caroline Herter joined the Institute in October 2019. She is assistant for the Albertus Magnus Theological Scholarship Programme and the Global Church Education Programme.

Email: herter [at] iwm [dot] sankt-georgen [dot] de