Max Tretter

Short CV

Max Tretter is a research assistant at the Chair of Systematic Theology II (Ethics), Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg. After a one-year study of free church theology in Essen and Nuremberg (2012-2013), he studied Protestant Lutheran theology in Erlangen and Berlin (2013-2019). From 2016 to 2019 he was a collegiate of the FAU Leonardo-Kolleg. From 2019 to 2020, he worked in the OwnData project, since 2020 he he has been a researcher in the joint project CwiC and is investigating the ethical aspects of the clinical use of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data as well as their impact on the understanding of solidarity. In his PhD project he works at the interface between the political public sphere and popular culture and examines the democratic potentials of their interrelatedness.

Main field of research

  • Public Sphere(s)
  • Hip Hop Studies (esp. Hip Hop and Religion)
  • Everyday- and popular culture
  • Computer games


Kochstraße 6
91054 Erlangen
Tel.: +49 (0)157 / 3244 3540

Selected bibliography