Gregory M. Reichberg


Date of birth 1956
Place Norway
Appointment 14 June 2016
Field Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion
Title Research Professor

Most important awards, prizes and academies
​Gregory M. Reichberg is Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Oslo. He heads the Oslo-based Research School on Peace and Conflict (a consortium that offers doctoral courses) and is an associate editor of the Journal of Military Ethics. From 2009-2012 he was director of the PRIO Cyprus Centre in Nicosia, where he coordinated research and dialogue activities on the search for a political settlement to the island’s division. Over the last ten years he has been engaged in religious dialogue on social/political issues, most recently in Iraq, where PRIO contributed toward drafting the Erbil Declaration.

Main publications
Reichberg's recently published work includes a monograph Thomas Aquinas on War and Peace (Cambridge University Press, 2016, in press), and several co-edited volumes: Religion, War, and Ethics: A Sourcebook of Textual Traditions (Cambridge University Press, 2014); World Religions and Norms of War (United Nations University Press, 2009); and The Ethics of War: Classic and Contemporary Readings (Blackwell Publishing, 2006). His articles/book chapters include: "Jacques Maritain, Christian Theorist of Non-Violence and Just War" (Journal of Military Ethics, forthcoming 2016), "Jacques Maritain, l'Espagne et la guerre sainte" (Revue thomiste, 2015), "Historiography of Just War Theory" (in Oxford Handbook of the Ethics of War, 2015); and "The Morality of Nuclear Deterrence: A Reassessment" (in Nuclear Deterrence: An Ethical Perspective, Caritas in Veritate Foundation Working Papers, 2015).

Professional address

Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)
Hausmanns gate 7
PO Box 9229 Grønland
NO-0134 Oslo, Norway 


Forcible Preventive Disarmament in Traditional Just War Theory (PDF) 2012

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