Professor Mark Anderson joined the Temple Law faculty in 1989. He earned his J.D from the University of Michigan School of Law and was an editor of the Michigan Law Review. Following graduation, Professor Anderson clerked for Judge Boyce Martin of the Sixth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals. He then joined the Boston law firm of Palmer & Dodge, where he was an associate for five years specializing in tax-exempt finance.
Before law school, Professor Anderson worked for the United States Department of Transportation. He helped design and evaluate programs meant to encourage safer driving behavior (seatbelts, child restraints, sober driving, the 55 mph speed limit).