July 2017

Mark Sanchez

Mark Sanchez is a Ph.D. candidate in History and Asian American Studies at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is currently completing a dissertation on the transnational opposition to the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines (1965-1986). In the dissertation he examines grassroots invocations of human rights, ecumenism, and international law in order to illuminate the relationship between local activism and international solidarity movements in a pro-democratic context.