Samuel Gregg, D.Phil., is the research director at the Acton Institute. He has written and spoken extensively on questions of political economy, economic history, ethics in finance, and natural law theory. He has an M.A. from the University of Melbourne and a doctor of philosophy degree in moral philosophy and political economy from the University of Oxford.
Gregg oversees Acton’s research program and team of scholars and is responsible for oversight of research international programing, including budgeting, management, personnel, publishing, and program development and implementation.
He is the author of 13 books, including 2001), (2003), his prize-winning (2007), (2010), (2013), (2016), and (2019). He has also co-edited books such as (2009) and (2012). Two of his books have been short-listed for Conservative Book of the Year. Many of his books and articles have been translated into a variety of languages.
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In 2001 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and in 2004 a member of the Mont Pèlerin Society. In 2008 he was elected a member of the Philadelphia Society and the Royal Economic Society. In 2017 he was made a fellow of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. He served as president of the Philadelphia Society from 2019 to 2020.
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; the Instituto Fe y Libertad; and the Institute of Economic Affairs, London; as well as the editorial boards of theand .