Jane and William Mosakowski Distinguished Faculty Research Fellow
John Brown, Professor of Economics, is the first Jane and William Mosakowski Distinguished Faculty Research Fellow. John is an economic historian affiliated with the Clark program in Urban Development and Social Change. He also serves as a research economist with the Program in Cohort Studies of the National Bureau of Economic Research. His recent work (with Professor Jacqueline Geoghegan) has examined efforts to revitalize Worcester's Main South neighborhood. His research as Mosakowski Fellow is expected to focus on the problems and opportunities of America's mid-sized cities. Dr. Brown received a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin—Madison and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.