Eric Gregory

Eric Gregory

Professor of Religion
On Leave 2017-18
(609) 258-5298
(609) 258-2346
136 1879 Hall

Eric Gregory’s research interests include religious and philosophical ethics, theology, political theory, law and religion, and the role of religion in public life. He has received fellowships from the Erasmus Institute, University of Notre Dame, the Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and in 2007 was awarded Princeton's President's Award for Distinguished Teaching. He is the author of Politics and the Order of Love: An Augustinian Ethic of Democratic Citizenship (2008), and various articles, including "Before The Original Position: The Neo-Orthodox Theology of the Young John Rawls" (Journal of Religious Ethics), "Augustinians and the New Liberalism" (Augustinian Studies), and "Religion and Bioethics" (A Companion to Bioethics, 2nd edition).  He is currently working on a book tentatively titled, What Do We Owe Strangers? Globalization and the Good Samaritan, which examines secular and religious perspectives on global justice.  A graduate of Harvard College, he earned an M.Phil. and Diploma in Theology from the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, and his doctorate in Religious Studies from Yale University.