Martin Hägglund is Professor of Comparative Literature and Humanities at Yale University. He is also a member of the Harvard Society of Fellows, where he was a Junior Fellow (2009-2012). In 2014 he was awarded The Schück Prize by the Swedish Academy.
Hägglund is the author of Dying for Time: Proust, Woolf, Nabokov (Harvard University Press 2012), Radical Atheism: Derrida and the Time of Life(Stanford University Press 2008), and Kronofobi: Essäer om tid och ändlighet (Östlings Bokförlag Symposion 2002).
His work has been the subject of a conference at Cornell University, The Challenge of Radical Atheism: Critical Responses, a colloquium at Oxford University, and a special issue of CR: The New Centennial Review, Living On: Of Martin Hägglund.