Karin Wolff (b. 23 February 1959 in Darmstadt) is a German politician and vice-president of Hesse.
Wolff studied history, evangelical theology and philosophy at Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz and Philipps-Universität Marburg. She finished university and worked as a teacher in Darmstadt.
In 1976 Wolff became a member of the conservative Christian Democratic Union. In 1995 she became a member of parliament in Hesse and became minister in Hesse on April 7, 1999.
Wolff has written two books on children and education. She lives in Darmstadt in an openly lesbian relationship.
Works by Wolff
- Karin Wolff (ed.): Ohne Bildung keine Zukunft: sind unsere Bildungskonzepte noch zeitgemäß? Frankfurt am Main, 2001, ISBN 3-89843-048-0
- Karin Wolff: Klasse Schule - starke Kinder. Ideen, Projekte und Perspektiven für Hessen. Wiesbaden, 2007, ISBN 978-3-89869-197-0
She is a creationist. In 2006 she made the following remark in an article in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung: