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Samuel H. Gregg

Dr. Samuel Gregg is Director of Research at the Acton Institute. He has an M.A. in political philosophy from the University of Melbourne and a D.Phil. degree in moral philosophy and political economy from the University of Oxford, where he worked under the supervision of Professor John Finnis.

He is the author of numerous books and monographs, including Morality, Law, and Public Policy; Economic Thinking for the Theologically Minded; On Ordered Liberty; The Commercial Society; The Modern Papacy; Wilhelm Röpke’s Political Economy; Becoming Europe: Economic Decline, Culture, and How America Can Avoid a European Future; Tea Party Catholic: The Catholic Case for Limited Government, a Free Economy and Human Flourishing; A Theory of Corruption; and Banking, Justice, and the Common Good. He has also co-edited the books, Christian Theology and Market Economics; Profit, Prudence and Virtue: Essays in Ethics, Business and Management; and Natural Law, Economics and the Common Good.

Dr. Gregg's articles have appeared in such journals as the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy; The Independent Review; Journal of Markets & Morality; Economic Affairs; Law and Investment Management; Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines; Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy; Evidence; Ave Maria Law Review; Oxford Analytica; Communio; Journal of Scottish Philosophy; University Bookman; Moreana; Foreign Affairs; and Policy.

His popular articles have appeared in such publications as the Wall Street Journal Europe; National Review; Public Discourse; American Spectator; Australian Financial Review; and Business Review Weekly, as well as in newspapers throughout Europe and Latin America. He has served as an editorial consultant for the Italian journal, La Societa, as well as American correspondent for the German newspaper, Die Tagespost.

In 2001, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a Member of the Mont Pèlerin Society in 2004. In 2008, he was elected a member of the Philadelphia Society, and a member of the Royal Economic Society. He is the General Editor of Lexington Books’ Studies in Ethics and Economics Series. He also sits on the Academic Advisory Boards of Campion College, Sydney; the La Fundación Burke, Madrid; and the Institute of Economic Affairs, London; as well as the editorial boards of the Journal of Markets and Morality and Revista Valores en la sociedad industrial.

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