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  • Mark Bray
  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Degree: Ph.D., Rutgers University
  • Specialty: Modern Europe, Global History, Radicalism
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  • Office: 223A Van Dyck Hall






Mark Bray is a historian of human rights, terrorism, and politics in Modern Europe. He earned his BA in Philosophy from Wesleyan University in 2005 and his PhD in History from Rutgers University in 2016. He is the author of the national best-seller Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook (Melville House 2017), The Anarchist Inquisition: Assassins, Activists, and Martyrs in Spain and France (Cornell 2022), Translating Anarchy: The Anarchism of Occupy Wall Street (Zero 2013), and the co-editor of Anarchist Education and the Modern School: A Francisco Ferrer Reader (PM Press 2018). His work has appeared in Foreign Policy, The Washington Post, Salon, Boston Review, and numerous edited volumes, and has been translated into over a dozen languages.


  • History Workshop: Antifascism
  • History Seminar: Anarchism
  • History Seminar: Communism
  • SAS Honors Interdisciplinary Seminar: Occupy Wall Street
  • World History II
  • Human Rights
  • Modern Germany
  • The Spanish Civil War
  • Terrorism




  • “Beyond and Against the State: Anarchist Contributions to Human Rights History and Theory,” Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development, 10.3 (Winter 2019): 323-338
  • “Ricardo Flores Magón and the Anarchist Movement in Southern California” (with Yesenia Barragan), in East of East: The Making of Greater El Monte, Romeo Guzmán, Carribean Fragoza, Alex Sayf Cummings, Ryan Refts, eds. (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2019)
  • “Horizontalism,” in Anarchism: A Conceptual Approach, Benjamin Franks, Nathan Jun, and Leonard Williams, eds. (London: Routledge, 2018)
  • “Confronting the Many Men in Suits: Rethinking the ‘Positive’ Coverage of Occupy Wall Street.” Critical Quarterly 54 (July 2012): 5-9