Mark Japinga, MPAff

Research Associate

Mark Japinga is a Research Associate, Payment and Delivery Reform at Duke-Margolis. Prior to joining Duke-Margolis, he worked in a variety of capacities in and around state legislatures. He has worked for legislators in the Texas Senate and Wisconsin State Assembly, for the Texas Legislative Council doing bill analysis, for AARP Wisconsin doing policy research and work on their state advocacy initiatives, and for Stateside Associates researching and tracking state health care legislation across the country. He received a Master’s in Public Affairs from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2016, and his Bachelor’s in Political Science from Grinnell College in 2009.



State Politics, Payment Reform, Delivery Reform, Health Care Reform, Policy Analysis, Legislative Analysis


Master of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 2016

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Grinnell College, May 2009