Ulrike Schuler, Ph.D. (Wuppertal)

Professor of Church History, Methodism, and Ecumenism, Reutlingen School of Theology (Germany)

Professor Schuler has been at Reutlingen since 2003. She has studied at the universities of Cologne and Wuppertal, completing her PhD at the latter in 1997. In addition to her teaching at Reutlingen, she’s served in many interesting roles in the church, including Chairperson of the Historical Commission of the European Council of the United Methodist Church (2004-2013) and President of the World Methodist Historical Society (2011-2016). She has been involved in a number of ecumenical dialogues including the World Methodist Council dialogue with the Salvation Army, a Delegate of the Central Conference of the UMC in Germany to the theological study group of the German Ecumenical Study Committee (DÖSTA), The United Methodist Church’s dialogue with the Moravian Church in the USA, and most recently, the World Methodist Council dialogue with the Baptist World Alliance. She has published more than 35 articles and 3 books.