Eric Gregory

Professor of Religion
Office Phone
236, 1879 Hall

Eric Gregory is a Professor of Religion and former Chair of the Humanities Council. His research interests include religious and philosophical ethics, theology, political theory and the role of religion in public life. He has received fellowships from the University of Notre Dame, Harvard University, New York University School of Law and the National Endowment for the Humanities.  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), "Democracy" (Oxford Handbook of Reinhold Niebuhr), "Augustinians and the New Liberalism" (Augustinian Studies), "Augustinianisms and Thomisms" (Cambridge Companion to Christian Political Thought), and "Religion and Bioethics" (A Companion to Bioethics, 2nd edition).  He is currently working on a book tentatively titled, "The In-Gathering of Strangers: Global Justice and Political Theology," 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.  In 2007, he was awarded Princeton's President's Award for Distinguished Teaching.