John Friedmann

John Friedmann is Professor Emeritus in the School of Public Affairs at UCLA and an Honorary Professor in the School of Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia. Internationally recognized for his path-breaking work on regional development and planning, he holds honorary doctorates from the University of Dortmund and the Pontifical Catholic University in Santiago, Chile. In 2006 he received the first UN-Habitat Lecture Award for lifetime achievement.