He is a co-founder of NativeWeb, an internet resource that compiles information about Indigenous peoples around the world. He has published two books and several articles on José Carlos Mariátegui. Currently most of his academic work is on Indigenous movements in Ecuador.
Becker was mentioned in the rightwing tome The Professors: The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America because he worked as an organizer for Historians Against the War, a group which opposed the United States' war in Iraq.
- Guillermo Delgado-P. and Marc Becker, "Latin America: The Internet and Indigenous Texts", Cultural Survival Quarterly 21, no. 4 (Winter 1998): 23-28; Charles Bowen, Modem Nation: The Handbook of Grassroots American Activism Online (New York: Times Business, 1996), 134-35.
- Harry Vanden and Marc Becker, ed., José Carlos Mariátegui: An Anthology (New York: Monthly Review Press, 2011); Marc Becker, Mariátegui and Latin American Marxist Theory, Latin American Series Number 20 (Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Center for International Studies, Monographs in International Studies, 1993); Marc Becker, "La presencia intellectual de José Carlos Mariátegui en los Estados Unidos en los años 20," Anuario Mariateguiano 6, no. 6 (1994): 255-69; Marc Becker, "Mariátegui y el problema de las razas en América Latina," Revista Andina no. 35 (July 2002): 191-220; Marc Becker, "Mariátegui, the Comintern, and the Indigenous Question in Latin America," Science & Society 70, no. 4 (October 2006): 450-79.
- Marc Becker, Pachakutik: Indigenous Movements and Electoral Politics in Ecuador (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2011); Marc Becker, Indians and Leftists in the Making of Ecuador’s Modern Indigenous Movements (Durham, Duke University Press, 2008); Marc Becker, "Indigenous Communists and Urban Intellectuals in Cayambe, Ecuador (1926-1944)," International Review of Social History 49 (Supplement 2004): 41-64; and Marc Becker, "Una Revolución Comunista Indígena: Rural Protest Movements in Cayambe, Ecuador," Rethinking Marxism 10, no. 4 (Fall 1998): 34-51.
- Gottinger, Paul (12 February 2013). "Correa and Ecuador's Left: An Interview with Marc Becker". Upside Down World.
- Marc Becker homepage