Matt Mleczko Voorhees Civic Engagement Rutgers

Matt Mleczko

Post Doctoral Associate

Matt Mleczko is a Housing and Health Equity Cluster Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Ralph W. Voorhees Center for Civic Engagement in the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and the Center for State Health Policy at Rutgers University. Matt studies integration, housing, and inequality, with a particular focus on the role of housing policies and practices in fostering integrated communities and promoting ethnoracial and socioeconomic equity. His research agenda seeks to advance our understanding of how policies promoting integration can advance equity, improve intergroup relations, and promote social cohesion within and across communities around the globe. His other research interests are interdisciplinary and span urban planning; migration; the nexus between housing, health, and education policy; intergroup contact; measures of social cohesion; and community-based participatory research.