Lance Freeman

Lance Freeman is a Professor in the Urban Planning program at Columbia GSAPP. His research focuses on affordable housing, gentrification, ethnic and racial stratification in housing markets, and the relationship between the built environment and well being. Professor Freeman teaches courses on community development, housing policy and research methods. He has also taught in the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Delaware. Prior to this, Dr. Freeman worked as a researcher at Mathematica Policy Research, a leading social policy research firm in Washington D.C. Lance Freeman holds a Masters degree and a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Freeman has published several articles in refereed journals on issues related to neighborhood change, urban poverty, housing policy, urban sprawl and residential segregation. Dr. Freeman is also the author of the book There Goes the Hood: Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up (Temple University Press). He also obtained extensive experience working with community development groups while working as a Community Development coordinator for the North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development and as a Research Associate at the Center for Urban and Regional Studies in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Freeman also has professional experience working as a City Planner for the New York City Housing Authority, and as a budget analyst for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection.

Courses

Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
Pla6918‑1 Fall 2019
Thesis I/Capstone I Workshop
Lance Freeman REQUIRED 2nd YR
209 FAYERWEATHER
W 11 AM - 1 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
41516
Pla8900‑1 Fall 2019
Doctoral Colloquium I
Lance Freeman REQUIRED PHD 1
412 AVERY HALL
TU 11 AM - 1 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
41519
Pla8902‑1 Fall 2019
Doctor Colloquium III
Lance Freeman REQUIRED PHD 2
412 AVERY
TU 11 AM - 1 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
41520
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