Moderation Key Research Area Aging Research

Dr. Anna Janhsen, M.A., M.Ed.


Research Associate
Moderator Key Research Area Aging and Demographic Change



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Anna Janhsen studied Catholic Theology, Philosophy / Applied Philosophy, British and American Studies and Pedagogy in Münster and finished her studies in 2013 with the degrees Master of Education (1st state examination for teaching in secondary schools) as well as Master of Arts (Major: Medical Ethics). After two years working as a research associate at the University of Münster and additional teaching assignments at the Luther College Decorah, Iowa (USA), and the University of Kassel, she joins the project NRW80+ at ceres as a research associate in 2015. Her research interests are in the fields of medical and applied ethics, phenomenology, medical, philosophical and theological anthropology and sociology of the body. In addition, she currently works on her PhD project on the role and function of spirituality for well-being of the oldest old as part of the Interdisciplinary Program Health Sciences (IPHS) at the University of Cologne.