Prof. Stephen Marks

Professor Stephen Marks teaches at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The emphasis of Stephen Marks’s work is on the interface of health and human rights, drawing on the disciplines of international law, international politics, international organizations, and international economics.

Professor Marks’s recent research has focused on the right to health, integrating human rights into sustainable human development; the right to development; biotechnology and human rights; impunity for mass atrocities; terrorism and human rights; cultural rights; tobacco control; access to medicines, and human rights education. He recently co-edited a book on Advancing the Human Right to Health (Oxford University Press, 2013). His book Health and Human Rights: Basic International Documents, is now in its third edition.