Dr. Katharina Klöcker is a theologian and journalist. In 2015 she became junior professor of theological ethics in the Faculty of Catholic Theology at Ruhr University Bochum. After studying Catholic theology in Tübingen, Paris, and Münster, she worked at the Catholic News Agency (KNA), initially as a trainee, then as editor. From 2004 to 2012 she was a research assistant in the department of moral theology at the Faculty of Catholic Theology in Münster. In 2009 she published her dissertation on the theological and ethical aspects of counterterrorism. Between 2012 and 2015 she set up and developed the theology career network office at the University of Münster.