Dr. Mark Silk joins us to talk about the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, USCIRF.
Mark Silk is director of the Greenberg Center and professor of religion in public life at Trinity College. He graduated from Harvard College in 1972 and earned his Ph.D. in medieval history from Harvard University in 1982. In 1987 he joined the staff of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, where he worked variously as a reporter, editorial writer and columnist. In 1996 he became the founding director of the Greenberg Center. Professor Silk is the author and editor of several books including, ‘Spiritual Politics,’ ‘Unsecular Media,’ ‘Religion by Region, an eight-volume series on religion and public life in the United States,’ and more. Since 2012 he has been a regular blogger and columnist for the Religion News Service.