Monica L. Marks Doctoral Candidate, Middle Eastern Studies

Monica L. Marks is a Rhodes Scholar and doctoral candidate in Middle Eastern Studies at Oxford University. Marks has traveled widely throughout the Middle East, where she has interviewed hundreds of politicians, young people, and female activists.

Her commentary engages the interplay of Islamism and women's rights in the Middle East and has featured in the New York Times, Foreign Policy, and OpenDemocracy.com.