Mark R. Rank, PhD
Inducted in 2012
Mark R. Rank is currently the Herbert S. Hadley Professor of Social Welfare at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. He is widely recognized as one of the foremost experts in the country on issues of poverty, inequality, and social justice. He has published extensively in a broad range of fields, and has written several ground breaking books on poverty and social welfare.
Dr. Rank is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Outstanding Research Award from the Society for Social Work and Research. His research is routinely reported in a variety of media outlets as well as in national and state policy settings.