Robert L. Fischer

Co-Director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University

Robert L. Fischer is Associate Professor at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences of Case Western Reserve University. He is also Co-Director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development at MSASS, and leads the Center’s efforts in regard to evaluation research. Dr. Fischer leads a range of evaluation research studies and teaches evaluation methods to students in social science administration and nonprofit management. Since 2001 he has led the Center’s research on Invest in Children, a county-wide early childhood initiative that includes home visiting, children’s health, and childcare components.Dr. Fischer is also faculty chair of the Masters of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO) degree program at MSASS.

Experience

  • –present
    Co-Director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University