He holds a Samuel P. Capen Chair and is a Distinguished Professor. He was educated in Cuba, the United States, Canada, and Spain. His PhD is from Toronto and he holds American and Canadian citizenships. Gracia is the author of sixteen books. He sits on the boards of more than a dozen philosophy journals and edits an interdisciplinary series on Iberian and Latin American culture and thought. He has received several fellowships, including an NEH Research Fellowship, and has directed an NEH Summer Institute and an NEH Summer Seminar. He is currently working on such topics as categories, the visual dimensions of ethnicity in art, the interpretation of literature, and Cuban art.
Metaphysics/Ontology, Philosophical Historiography, Philosophy of Language/Hermeneutics, Ethnicity/Race/Nationality, Hispanic/Latino Issues, Medieval/Scholastic Philosophy, Hispanic/Latino/Latin-American Philosophy