Dr. sc. Josip Kregar is a tenured professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb. He was born in Ogulin in 1953. His research and teaching areas are sociology, public administration and human rights. He's a visiting professor at the University of Graz and Yale University in the USA. He teaches at the Global Campus of Human Rights. From 2005 to 2009 he was Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb. He was a member of the Croatian Parliament and the author of several draft laws in the area of conflict of interest prevention, political party financing and the right to access information.
In addition to a large number of scholarly books and papers, he has also published political essay books: Against the wind: a small book about sailing and politics (Protiv vjetra: mala knjiga o jedrenju i politici, 2010), The origin of doubt (Porijeklo sumnje, 2012), Before the silence (Prije šutnje, 2016) and Silence (Šutnja, 2017).