Dr.Christopher Nunn

Quality Manager and Coordinator of the ZQ “Ethical Challenges in the School Context” (formerly basic ethical-philosophical studies / EPG).


  • Q+ Teaching (teaching evaluation, room and curriculum coordination, teaching assignments, Moodle)
  • Q+ Service and Administration (public relations, work safety, administration)


Dekanat der Theologischen Fakultät
Hauptstraße 231 (1F)
69117 Heidelberg
Tel.: +49 (0) 62 21/54 - 39 70
E-Mail: christopher.nunn@theologie.uni-heidelberg.de

Porträt: Dr. Christopher Nunn

Curriculum Vitae

  • 1988 born in Worms
  • 2007 Abitur in Frankenthal
  • 2007-2012 University Education in Protestant Theology and Latin Philology in Heidelberg
  • 2013 State Examination in Heidelberg
  • Since 2013 PhD Student in Church History (Antiquity and Middle Ages)
  • Since 2014 Quality Managaer at the Faculty of Theology
  • 2020-2021 Deputy Managing Director at the Faculty of Theology
  • Since 2021 Coordinator of the Basic Ethical-Philosophical Studies (EPG) and the ZQ "Ethical Challenges in the School Context"
  • 2022 Dr. theol. in Church History (Antiquity and Middle Ages)

PhD-Thesis in Church History (Antiquity and Middle Ages)

The Bishop and the Ascetics - Augustine's Correspondence with Women (supervised by Prof. Dr. Winrich Löhr - finished in July 2022, to be published soon in  “Jahrbuch für Antike und Christentum, Ergänzungsbände, Kleine Reihe)”

Areas of Research Specialization

  • Late Antique Epistolography
  • Patristic Ethics
  • Intertextuality (cultural techniques of citation in Late Antiquity)
  • Computational Stylometrics
  • Philosophy of Science (Computational Theology)


  • Member of Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Theologie e.V. (WGTh)
  • Editorial Team Member on  OpenMethods - Highlighting Digital Humanities Methods and Tools (@openmethods_dh)
  • Project development and head of the  TheoLab- Research Network Computational Theology
  • Member of  Heidelberg Center for Digital Humanities
  • Member of  Verband DHd - “Digital Humanities im deutschsprachigen Raum” (DHd)
    • Member of DHd-AG Digital Science Communication and Public Humanities
    • Member of DHd-AG Digital Humanities Theory
  • Member of Förderverein der Theologischen Fakultät Heidelberg