Standing Faculty > Mark J. Stern, PhD

Kenneth L.M. Pray Chair

Mark J. Stern, PhD - Penn School of Social Policy & Practice3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building, Room D6
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6214
215.898.5528 (phone); 215.573.2099 (fax)

Dr. Stern's research focuses on US social history and the social impact of the arts.

  • Stern's work has documented the role of community cultural providers in improving the quality of life in urban neighborhoods.
  • In addition to teaching in the social work program, Stern co-directs Penn's Urban Studies program.
  • Stern co-authored the article "The New African American Inequality" that appeared in the Journal of American History in 2005.

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