Professor Stephen P. Marks is the François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights and Director of the Program on Human Rights in Development at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is also the Senior Fellow at Harvard's University Committee on Human Rights Studies. He holds academic degrees from Stanford University and the Universities of Paris, Besançon, Nice, Strasbourg and the University of Damascus. He served in the United Nations system for 12 years, first at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris and then in peacekeeping operations in Cambodia and the Western Sahara. 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 integrating human rights into sustainable human development; biotechnology and human rights; impunity for mass atrocities; terrorism and human rights; cultural rights; tobacco control; and human rights education. He has published recent books, articles or book chapters in each of these areas.