Marc Lamont Hill was born on 17 December 1978. Marc Lamont Hill an American, a renowned scholar, journalist and social commentator grew up in North Philadelphia and attended Temple University. Hill received his undergraduate degree from Temple in 2000, and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on the intersections between media, culture, politics and education.
Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is one of the leading intellectual voices in the country. An activist, social critic, and one of the nation's most notable African American leaders, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is among a new generation of public intellectuals who move with equal ease between Faculty Row and Fraternity Row, "the street" and Main Street.