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Dr. Benjamin Gregg will give a talk called "Advancing Human Rights by Bringing Them Down to Earth" during the NCC Student World Assembly Human Rights Day event that will take place on Tuesday, November 19 at 10 a.m. in the East Campus GenRe Forum.
All are invited to attend and admission is free.
Dr. Gregg is a professor in the Department of Government at University of Texas at Austin who holds a BA from Yale, an MA from Princeton, a Ph.D. from Princeton (Politics) and a Ph.D. from the Freie Universitaet Berlin (Philosophy).
He is a published author of numerous papers and articles whose areas of research deal with the following social topics:
Social integration in complex modern societies; problems and prospects of contemporary forms of justice, including human rights; restorative justice; coping with value pluralism within democratic societies but also in non-liberal polities around the world; deploying contemporary sociological theory to solve problems in political philosophy; the social, legal, and political consequences of the human species taking control of its genome.
For additional information, please contact SWA President Elizabeth Cervantes at email@example.com;Professor Robert Emigh at firstname.lastname@example.org or (203) 857-3358; or Professor Mary Frances Carmell at email@example.com .