Zoe Marks is a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her research and teaching focuses on the intersections of conflict and peacebuilding; gender, racism, and inequality; and African politics. Dr. Marks holds a DPhil in Politics and MSc in African Studies from the University of Oxford, and a BA in Government and African American Studies from Georgetown University. Dr. Marks has two book projects under way. Her first solo-authored book, Anatomy of an African Rebellion, examines how and why rebel groups can sustain a viable threat to the state without widespread support. Her second book project, Bread and Roses: Women at the Frontlines of Revolution, co-authored with Erica Chenoweth, documents the historic role women have played in violent and nonviolent mass movements globally since 1945. She has previously worked for UN and non-governmental organizations in Ethiopia, France, Sierra Leone, South Africa, the UK, and the US.