Who We Are

Our Team

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    Mark L. Joseph, PhD

    Leona Bevis/Marguerite Haynam Professor in Community Development
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
    Founding Director
    National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
    Faculty Associate
    Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

    Email: mark.joseph@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.3426

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    Amy T. Khare, PhD

    Research Director
    National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
    Research Assistant Professor
    National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

    Email: amy.khare@case.edu

    Phone: 316.622.6696

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    Steven D. Brown, MS, MBA

    Department Administrator
    National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

    Email: sxb1326@case.edu

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    Alexandra Curley, PhD

    Research Assistant Professor
    National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

    Email: axc783@case.edu

    Phone: 978.406.5169

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    Taryn Gress, MSSA

    Strategic Director
    National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
    Research Associate
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

    Email: taryn.gress@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.5359

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    Dustin Major

    Research Associate & Project Manager
    National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

    Email: dxm704@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.3997

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    Christina Vukovich, MSW, MNO

    Research Associate
    National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

    Email: chrisitna.vukovich@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2508

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    Debbie Wilber, MPA

    Assistant Director and Research Associate
    National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
    Faculty Associate
    Schubert Center for Child Studies

    Email: debbie.wilber@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.0551

Affiliated Faculty and Staff

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    Mark Chupp, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
    Founding Director
    Community Innovation Network
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
    Co-Director
    Social Justice Institute
    Chair
    Concentration in Community Practice for Social Change
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

    Email: mark.chupp@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.5157

  • headshot of Robert L. Fischer

    Robert L. Fischer, PhD

    Co-Director
    Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
    Chair
    Master of Nonprofit Organizations Program
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
    Associate Professor
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

    Email: fischer@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.2711

  • Francisca Richter headshot

    Francisca García-Cobián Richter, PhD

    Research Associate Professor
    Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

    Email: francisca.richter@case.edu

    Phone: 216.368.8686