About Yonah Freemark
Yonah Freemark is Senior Research Associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute.
Education, Teaching, Awards, Grants
Education Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge MA | 2016-2020 PhD in Urban Studies, Department of Urban Studies and
Mobility Politics: Local Ideologies in the Multi-Jurisdictional Metropolis Successfully defended July 14, 2020. Awarded prize
Research and Publications
I study how local governments shape planning outcomes in the context of political conflict and multi-level governance systems.
Writing: Journalism & Op-Eds
I have worked as a journalist and op-ed contributor on hundreds of articles for more than a dozen outlets, including The New Y
Experience & Employment
Employment Urban Institute, Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, Washington DC Senior Research Associate, 2020-
The Transport Politic
The Transport Politic was created in October 2008 and tracks the state of transit in the U.S. and around the world; I founded
Conference and Workshop Presentations
Academic Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference, April 2022, Washington DC. “The Privatization of American Public H
Below, find a selection of the design work I conducted as a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at Yale U