Professor Reginster studied philosophy and psychology at the University of Louvain (Belgium) and Münster (Germany), as well as music at the Académies of Uccle and Bouillon (Belgium). He earned his PhD in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania. He has been teaching at Brown University since 1994 and has been the recipient of a Laurence S. Rockefeller Fellowship, Princeton University Center for Human Values (1997), a National Humanities Center Fellowship (2000), a Cogut Center for the Humanities Faculty Fellowship, Brown University (2007), and a John Rowe Workman Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Humanities from Brown University. As Chesler-Mallow Senior Faculty Research Fellow at the Pembroke Center, he also directed the Pembroke Seminar in 2007-08. He was an Affiliate Scholar at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute in 2004-5 and received an Erikson Scholarship from the Erikson Institute at the Austen Riggs Center in 2010 and serves on the Council of Scholars of that Institute since 2011. He is the founder and director of the Program for Ethical Inquiry at Brown University since 2011.