ABOUT THE AUTHOR
J. W. Freiberg holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He was formerly Assistant Professor of Sociology and Director of Graduate Studies at Boston University. His publications include two critically well received books, Critical Sociology: European Perspectives; (Praeger; 1979) and The French Press; (Irvington Press; 1981), as well as more than thirty-five articles, book introductions, and other scholarly works. [Let me know if you need a list of the articles, etc.] Dr. Freiberg was awarded a Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship, and a National Science Foundation Research Fellowship. He was a member for a decade of the Centre d’Études des Mouvements Sociaux in Paris, where he taught Sociology and Social Psychology at the École Pratique des Hautes Études. His works have been translated into French, Italian, Japanese and other languages. As an attorney, he has a position at one of Boston’s oldest and most prestigious law firms, Hale & Dorr, before leaving to become a Member and Chairman of Weston, Patrick, Willard & Redding, a law firm now practicing in its’ third century. During three decades, Dr. Freiberg served as General Counsel to Boston’s oldest and largest charitable children’s residential and treatment centers, including The Home for Little Wanderers, The Italian Home for Children, Child and Family Services, and dozens of small similar institutions, adoption agencies, and solo practitioner psychiatrists, psychologists, and licensed clinical social workers. Dr. Freiberg litigated bench and jury trials before all of the state and federal courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and is a Member in good standing of the bar of The Supreme Court of the United States.