HTI Alumni

Michael Remedios Grigoni

Michael Remedios Grigoni

Research Associate, The Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University

Michael Remedios Grigoni is a Research Associate with the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University, and an Emerging Scholar with the Center for the Science of Moral Understanding at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, he earned his B.A. in Philosophy from Western Washington University, his M.A. in Ethnomusicology from the University of Washington, and his M.T.S. in Theology from Harvard Divinity School. Prior to pursuing doctoral studies, he served as Pastoral Assistant of Liturgy and Music at Church of the Assumption in Bellingham, Washington. He received his Ph.D. in Religion from Duke University.

With research interests spanning Christian ethics, political theology, and ethnographic theology, his current project develops a Christian ethics of handgun ownership that emerges from ethnographic fieldwork he carried out with Christian handgun owners and Christian anti-gun violence activists in North Carolina. His work appears or is forthcoming in the Journal of Moral Theology, Ecclesial Practices, Practical Theology, and Comment.