Samuel Gregg is research director at the Acton Institute and a Senior Contributor to The Stream. He has written and spoken extensively on questions of political economy, economic history, ethics in finance and natural law theory. He has a Doctor of Philosophy degree in moral philosophy and political economy from Oxford University.
He is the author of many books, including Economic Thinking for the Theologically Minded (2001), On Ordered Liberty (2003), his prize-winning The Commercial Society (2007), The Modern Papacy (2009), Wilhelm Röpke’s Political Economy (2010) and Becoming Europe (2013). Several of his books works have been translated into a variety of languages.
He publishes in journals such as the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy; Journal of Markets & Morality; Economic Affairs; First Things; Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines; Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy; Ave Maria Law Review; Oxford Analytica; Communio; Journal of Scottish Philosophy; University Bookman; and Policy. He is a regular writer of opinion-pieces for publications such as the Wall Street Journal Europe; Foreign Affairs; American Banker; Investor’s Business Daily; National Review; Public Discourse; American Spectator; National Catholic Registrar; Australian Financial Review; New York Post; and Business Review Weekly.
In 2001, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a member of the Royal Economic Society in 2008. He 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.