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(b. 1929, New York City; d. 1992, in flight between Washington, DC, and Los Angeles). Ph.D., M.A. Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, New York University; B.A. New York University.

Freeman began his career as Assistant Social Scientist at the RAND Corporation, followed by a position at the Harvard School of Public Health (1956–1962). He became the Morse Professor of Urban Studies at Brandeis University, where he served for 12 years. Freeman was Social Science Advisor for Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean for the Ford Foundation in Mexico City from 1972 to 1974.

Later, during his tenure at UCLA, he was Professor and Chair of Sociology, Director of the Institute for Social Science Research, and a contributing faculty member in several UCLA departments. Freeman was also ...

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