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Eric Gregory

Department/Program(s):
  • Religion
Position: Faculty Associate
Title: Professor of Religion
Office: 236 1879 Hall
Phone: 609-258-5298
Eric Gregory



Faculty Associates

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Eric Gregory (Ph.D., Yale University) is Professor in the Department of Religion. His interests include religious and philosophical ethics, theology, bioethics, political theory, and the role of religion in public life.  In 2007 he was awarded Princeton's President's Award for Distinguished Teaching.  A graduate of Harvard College, he received two graduate degrees in theology as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford and his doctorate in religious studies from Yale University. He is the author of Politics & the Order of Love: An Augustinian Ethic of Democratic Citizenship (Chicago, 2008), and various articles, including "Before the Original Position: The Neo-Orthodox Theology of the Young John Rawls" (Journal of Religious Ethics, 2007).  He has received fellowships from the Erasmus Institute, University of Notre Dame, the Safra Foundation Center for Ethics, Harvard University, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.  In 2004, he organized an interdisciplinary conference, "A Legacy of Provocation: Augustine Reconsidered," for the Center and in 2007 he co-organized the Center’s conference on “The Good Samaritan in the Global Age: Migration, Religion, and the World Economy.”  His current project examines secular and religious perspectives on global justice.