Professor Dr. Heinrich Grosse
As a student in Boston, USA, Heinrich Grosse got involved in the Civil Rights Movement around Martin Luther King, about whom he later wrote his doctoral thesis. He worked as a pastor and later as a professor at the Pastoralsoziologisches Institut ("Institute of Pastoral Sociology") of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hannover, and its successor, the Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut der EKD (Social Sciences Institute).
Read up more on his career here.
Professor Dr. Grosse died in January 2018.