Associate Vice President, U.S. Programs

Expertise: 2020 Census, American Community Survey, child well-being, demographic trends in the United States, household and family structure, inequality, population aging, poverty, young adults.

Mark Mather is associate vice president of U.S. Programs at PRB. Mather has more than 20 years of experience communicating population research to policymakers, educators, journalists, and the public. He has authored more than 50 reports and briefs on U.S. population trends and their implications, specializing in issues related to child, family, and older adult well-being . He also works in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau on several projects to increase knowledge and use of American Community Survey data. Mather holds master’s and doctorate degrees in sociology from the University of Maryland, College Park. His research has been cited by The New York Times, the Associated Press, the Huffington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and many other media outlets.