Mark Lilla

Columbia University


Mark Lilla is professor of humanities at Columbia University. He has held positions at New York University, Oxford University (visitor), and most recently in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago.

Featured Work

SEP 21, 2017 Podcast

The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics with Mark Lilla

"Democrats/liberals need to understand how we lost our grip on the American imagination. Why is it that we are unable to project an image ...

SEP 26, 2007 Podcast

The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West

Mark Lilla notes that "it's not contemporary Islam that's the exception", but, "we are the exception. We live on the other shore from those who ...