Faculty Profile

Joe Savage

Joe Savage

Adjunct Program Coordinator

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Adjunct Faculty

Ph.D., University of Delaware


Dr. Joe N. Savage, Jr. is a recognized leader with over 15 years of experience in the fields of homelessness, social policy, economic development, and human services administration. He is currently employed by the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness as a Regional Coordinator where he is responsible for policy implementation at the state and local levels for communities located in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States. His prior work experience encompasses positions in which he was responsible for overseeing transitional and permanent supportive housing programs, homeless program funding, strategic planning, and coalition building. His passion for this work has cultivated years of skills and expertise that have helped bring over $150 million of funding to support housing and services for the homeless and community development projects. Joe’s commitment to this work is rooted in his belief in the dignity of human life. He received masters’ degrees in social work and urban planning from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in Urban Affairs and Public Policy from the University of Delaware.