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Columbia University - Schermerhorn Hall
1180 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027


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Apr 24 2024


4:10 pm - 5:30 pm

Formats (virtual, in person, hybrid)


Mamie Phipps & Kenneth B. Clark Distinguished Lecture: Marc Hill

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill holds a Ph.D. (with distinction) from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Hill is a Presidential Professor of Anthropology and Urban Education at the City University of New York Graduate Center. His research and writing explore the relationships between race, culture, politics, and education in the United States and the Middle East.

Dr. Hill is the author or co-author of eight books, including the award-winning Beats, Rhymes, and Classroom LifeNobody: Casualties of America’s War on The Vulnerable from Ferguson to Flint and BeyondWe Still Here: Pandemic, Policing, Protest, and PossibilityExcept For Palestine: The Limits of Progressive Politics; and Schooling Against The Prison.


Dr. Hill is a scholar-activist who has worked on campaigns to end the death penalty, abolish prisons, and release numerous political prisoners. He is also the host of BET NewsThe GrioAl Jazeera UpFront, and the Coffee & Books podcast. An award-winning journalist, Dr. Hill has received numerous prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLAAD, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Ebony Magazine has named him one of America’s 100 most influential Black leaders.