Kenneth L. M. Pray Professor of Social Policy, Co-director Urban Studies Program School of Social Policy and Practice

Mark Stern is the Kenneth L.M. Pray Professor of Social Policy and History and co- director of the Urban Studies program at the University of Pennsylvania. He has authored or co-authored six books, including One Nation Divisible: What America Was and What It Is Becoming (with Michael B. Katz) andEngaging Social Welfare: An Introduction to Policy Analysis (2014). Since 1994, Stern has been principal investigator for Penn‟s Social Impact of the Arts Project (SIAP). His monograph, Age and Arts Participation: A Case Against Demographic Destiny, was published by the National Endowment for the Arts in 2011.