Gene Sharp is a senior scholar at the Albert Einstein Institution in Boston. He is the author of numerous books, including "Gandhi as a Political Strategist," "The Politics of Nonviolent Action," and "Waging Nonviolent Struggle: 20th Century Practice and 21st Century Potential." He lives in Boston.
"That's the power of Sharp's work and this nonviolent struggle, it doesn't matter who you are--black, white, Muslim, Christian, gay, straight, or oppressed minority--it's useable. If they study it, anybody can do this." --Srdja Popovic, director, Center for Applied Non Violent Action & Stretegies