Emeritus Faculty

Friedman, Judith J.

JFriedmanJudith J. Friedman
Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1970

Department of Sociology
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
26 Nichol Avenue
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901

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Dr. Friedman is doing research on changes in a small Ohio city through the 20th century. She uses diverse records to document residential patterns, and she interviews with people who have known the city at different times. Visuals are important in this work. Other projects focus on suburbanization. She has looking at visual artists' perceptions of suburbia and at patterns of suburbanization in New Jersey. Other research looks at differences among metropolitan areas in their development of or use of various programs or organizations, such as foreign trade zones or fast-growing small firms.