Judith Hahn is a theologian and canon lawyer (Dipl theol, 2002, Frankfurt am Main; JCL, 2004, Dr theol, 2008, Habilitation, 2016, University of Münster). She is currently serving as University Professor of Canon Law at the Faculty of Catholic Theology, University of Bonn. Judith was a Visiting Scholar at Thomas More Law School, Australian Catholic University in 2019–20 and at the Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford, in 2016, and a Fellow at the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study “Law as Culture”, University of Bonn, 2015–16. She is also a pro bono judge at the Ecclesiastical Labour Court, Bonn. Judith has published extensively on the theory and sociology of canon law and on the status of religious law in secular law, the liberal state, and modern society, including the books Grundlegung der Kirchenrechtssoziologie (Springer 2019), and Church Law in Modernity (Cambridge University Press, 2019).