Dr. Roger Lipsey

Roger Lipsey is an art historian, editor and author. He has written on a wide range of topics and intellectual figures, but amongst his greatest contributions to the body of perennialist literature are undoubtedly the three volumes he edited of the works of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (Coomaraswamy, Bollingen series, Princeton University Press, c1977). Dr.Lipsey has been called the "leading authority on the life and work of Coomaraswamy" as a result of this monumental task.

Roger Lipsey's book, Hammarskjöld: A Life, was published in March 2013, by the University of Michigan Press. The first major biography of Hammarskjöld in forty years, it is a thorough reinterpretation that has been welcomed with appreciation by readers.

Dr. Lipsey is also the director of the Society for Myth and Tradition, the publisher of Parabola magazine. 

He earned both his MA (1966) and Ph.D. (1974) from New York University. His Ph.D. was in the history of art at the Institute of Fine Arts at NYU.