Benjamin Gregg is Professor of political and social theory at the University of Texas at Austin and currently visiting professor at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford. He has served as visiting professor in China (Beijing), Japan (Tokyo and Hokkaido), Austria (Innsbruck and Linz), Germany (Frankfurt/Oder) and, in 2019, Brazil (Goiânia). In addition to over 40 peer-reviewed articles, he has authored four books: Thick Moralities, Thin Politics (2003); Coping in Politics with Indeterminate Norms (2003); Human-Rights as Social Construction (2012); and The Human Rights State (2016). Currently he is completing a book in bioethics titled Human Nature as Cultural Design: The Political Challenge of Genetic Engineering. He has delivered invited lectures on this project in Western Europe, North and South America, and East Asia.