Mark Joseph / Case Western Reserve University

Gui Auditorium / Knowlton Hall
October 2, 2019 - 5:30pm

Mark Joseph will lecture in Knowlton Hall’s Gui Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2. Joseph is the Leona Bevis/Marguerite Haynam Associate Professor of Community Development 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. He received his Ph.D. from the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. He was a Post-Doctoral Scholar at the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago and a Harlech Visiting Scholar at Oxford University. He received his undergraduate degree in Government from Harvard University.

Joseph’s research focus is mixed-income development as a strategy for addressing urban poverty. He is the co-author of the award-winning book Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation. His center, the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities, conducts research and consulting projects in Cleveland and around the country in cities that have included Austin, Chicago, Nashville, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Seattle, Tulsa and Washington, D.C. The center, which recently celebrated its fourth anniversary, is raising funds to be endowed as the Louise Cinthy Stokes Center on Inclusion and Equity.

Joseph is a member of the Board of Trustees of the George Gund Foundation and a member of an External Advisory Committee at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. He is a member of the advisory board of the journal Cityscape, published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He is also on the editorial boards of the journal of Community Practice and Housing Policy Debate.