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Stephen Marks

Stephen P. Marks
Stephen P. Marks is the François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, where he directs the Program on Human Rights in Development. With degrees in law and international relations from Stanford and several universities in France, as well as the Syrian Arab Republic, he has worked for the United States Senate (Washington, DC), the International Institute of Human Rights (Strasbourg, France), UNESCO (Paris, France), the Ford Foundation (New York), UN peacekeeping operations (Cambodia, Western Sahara) and the UN Human Rights Council (Geneva). Before joining Harvard in 1999, he taught at the Law School and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, Rutgers Law School, Cardozo School of Law, and the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University. He is also Distinguished Visiting Professor and Special Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor at Jindal Global University in India. His publications focus on international law, development, biotechnology, mass atrocities, terrorism, cultural rights, tobacco control, access to medicines, human rights education, neuroscience, mental health and the right to health.