About

​Gregg D. Caruso is Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Criminal Justice Department at SUNY Corning. He is also Honorary Professor of Philosophy at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia and Co-Director of the Justice Without Retribution Network at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. His research focuses on free will, moral responsibility, criminal punishment, philosophy of law, moral psychology, philosophy of mind, cognitive science, neurolaw, and applied issues in moral, legal, and political philosophy. 

His books include Neurolaw (2024), Moral Responsibility Reconsidered (w/Derk Pereboom, 2022), Rejecting Retributivism: Free Will, Punishment, and Criminal Justice (2021), Just Deserts: Debating Free Will (w/Daniel C. Dennett) (2021), Public Health an Safety: The Social Determinants of Health and Criminal Behavior ​(2017), and Free Will and Consciousness: A Determinist Account of the Illusion of Free Will (2012). 
 Education: ​Received his B.A. in Philosophy from William Paterson University and his M.Phil and Ph.D in Philosophy from the City University of New York, Graduate Center.
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Awards: ​He is the recipient of the SUNY Chancellors Award for Excellence in Scholarship (2015); Regional Board of Trustees Excellence in Teaching Award (2012); and American Philosophical Association's Joseph B. Gittler Award for outstanding scholarly contribution in the field of philosophy of one or more of the social sciences for his book Rejecting Retributivism (2022).  


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Gregg D. Caruso is the author of six books and over forty journal articles and book chapters. His books have been translated into numerous languages—including Italian, French, Japanese, Chinese, Polish, Spanish, and Arabic. 


He was featured in the documentary Free Will? A Documentary.


He has also been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers from around the world—including New Philosopher(US/UK), Knack (Dutch), Corriere della Sera Sette(Italian), The Guardian (UK), Sens psychologia dla ciebie (Polish), etc.

 

​In addition to his scholarly writings, he has published popular pieces in Aeon, The Philosopher's Magazine, Arc Digital, Psychology Today, and The Philosopher.