Mark Joseph

Senior Fellow


Mark Joseph is an associate professor at the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University and Founding Director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities. His current research is focused on the study of mixed-income development as a strategy to reduce poverty. He has studied the economic impacts of incarceration as well as comprehensive community development strategies in high poverty neighborhoods. Mark received his B.A. in Government from Harvard University. He received a Harlech Scholarship for graduate study at Oxford University. He continued his graduate studies at the University of Chicago, where he received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Harris School of Public Policy Studies. Mark completed a post-doctoral scholarship at the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration, was a research associate at the Chapin Hall Center for Children, and released his co-authored book, Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation in 2015.