Mark Joseph

Senior Fellow


Mark Joseph, PhD is the Leona Bevis and Marguerite Haynam Associate Professor of Community Development at the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. His research focus is mixed-income development as a strategy for promoting urban equity and inclusion. He is the co-author of the award-winning book Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation. He is the Founding Director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities, which conducts research and consulting projects in cities that have included Austin, Chicago, Cleveland, Nashville, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Seattle, Tulsa, and Washington, D.C.

Mr. Joseph is a member of the Board of Trustees of the George Gund Foundation and an External Advisor to the Chicago Commitment at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. He serves on the Governance Board of the Urban Affairs Association. He also serves on the Editorial Advisory Boards of the journals Cityscape, Housing Policy Debate, Journal of Community Practice, and Journal of Race and Ethnicity in the City. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University, a PhD from the University of Chicago, was a Post-Doctoral Scholar at the University of Chicago, and a Harlech Scholar at Oxford University.