Mark Benton is a senior research analyst at the Institute of Public Policy. Mark received his PhD from the Truman School in 2022. He received his Master's in Public Administration from St. Louis University, and prior to that he served with Americorps VISTA. He is interested in general public management topics, questions of equity in governance, and mixed methods research. He has had research accepted in the journals Administration & Society, The American Review of Public Administration, and Public Integrity.