Mark Berg, Ph.D.

Professor and Collegiate Scholar
Interim Director, Public Policy Center

Fall 2023 Office Hours:

By appointment


Professor Mark Berg is the Interim Director of the Public Policy Center at the University of Iowa. 

Professor Berg’s primary research and teaching interests include criminology and the social determinants of health. His recent research examines interpersonal disputes, the developmental pathways of antisocial behavior, and the life-course determinants of physical health including biological aging. His research program has been supported with funding from the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Justice, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Professor Berg is the Interim Director of the University of Iowa’s Public Policy Center.  He also serves on the Executive Committee of the Injury Prevention Research Center in the College of Public Health. Professor Berg was awarded the distinction of Collegiate Scholar by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in 2021.

Mark Berg CV

Research areas
  • Crime, Law, and Social Control
Mark Berg
Ph.D., University of Missouri - St. Louis
Office (Sociology)

400H North Hall (NH)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

Office (Public Policy Center)

104 Public Policy Research Building (PPRB)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States