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Lance Freeman

Professor of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University

Lance Freeman is a Professor in the Urban Planning program at Columbia University in New York City. His research focuses on affordable housing, gentrification, ethnic and racial stratification in housing markets, and the relationship between the built environment and wellbeing. Professor Freeman teaches courses on community development, housing policy and research methods. Dr. Freeman has published several articles in refereed journals on issues related to neighborhood change, urban poverty, housing policy, urban sprawl and residential segregation. He is also the author of the book \_There Goes the Hood: Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up\_[book link](http://www.temple.edu/tempress/titles/1827\_reg.html "").