Dr. Carmen Schuhmann
Assistant Professor of Practical humanistic studies
Carmen Schuhmann (1970) has been assistant professor at the University of Humanistic Studies since 2008 and previously worked for several years as a humanistic counsellor in the field of criminal justice. In 1997, she received a PhD in mathematics at Leiden University (the Netherlands), and after that did research into pure mathematics at the University of Essen (Germany). Her current research interests include existential meaning-making, moral resilience, and spiritual/pastoral care in a 'secular age'.
- Meaning in life as an orientation process in "moral space"
- Existential and moral resilience
- Chaplaincy/pastoral care in a 'secular age'
- Relational perspectives on counseling
- Military chaplaincy and chaplaincy in penitentiary institutions