Stephen P. Marks
Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights
Stephen P. Marks is the François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health, where he directs the Program on Human Rights in Development. The emphasis of his work is on the interface of health and human rights, drawing on the disciplines of international law, international politics, international organizations, and international economics. He spent 12 years in the service of the United Nations, working for UNESCO in Paris and in various peacekeeping operations. Among his recent publications as editor or co-editor are Development as a Human Right: Legal, Political and Economic Dimensions (2nd ed., 2010), Health and Human Rights: Basic International Documents (3rd ed., 2012), Achieving the Human Right to Health (2013), Realizing the Right to Development: Essays in Commemoration of 25 Years of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development (2013, as editorial consultant to the OHCHR), and Research Handbook on Human Rights and Development (in preparation for 2014).