Dr. Patrik Hummel

Dr. Patrik Hummel

Patrik Hummel Kochstraße 6
91054 Erlangen
Tel.: +49 (0)9131 / 8526079

Short CV

Patrik Hummel is a researcher at the Chair of Systematic Theology II (Ethics), Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg. He studied Philosophy & Economics (B.A.) in Bayreuth and Philosophy (MLitt, PhD) in St Andrews and Stirling. His doctoral thesis examines the relationship between personal identity and practical reason. During his doctoral studies, he was a member of the Arché Research Centre for Logic, Language, Metaphysics and Epistemology. He also worked with the Global Health Ethics Unit of the World Health Organization in Geneva as a Carlo Schmid Fellow (DAAD) and later as a Consultant. His focus there was on ethical issues surrounding infectious diseases. At Friedrich-Alexander University, he conducts research within the project „Data Sovereignty in Clinical Big Data Applications. Ethical, Legal, and Governance Challenges“.

Main fields of research

  • Analytic philosophy
  • Bioethics
  • Personal identity

Selected publications