Dr Jason Freeman

Assistant Chair and Associate Professor

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Contact Info

CLA, Room 3210G


Ph.D., Sociology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2016
M.A., Sociology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2011
B.A., Sociology, East Carolina University, 2004

Areas of Expertise

Sociology of Religion
Medical Sociology
Life Course Sociology


Jason Freeman came to Towson University in 2016 after earning a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Prior to coming to Towson, he was a Carolina Consortium on Human Development (CCHD) Predoctoral Fellow at the Center for Developmental Science, based at UNC-Chapel Hill. He has co-authored peer-reviewed articles in the following journals:Psychosomatic Medicine; Psychoneuroendocrinology; Brain, Behavior and, Immunity; and Health Psychology. He has also co-authored articles that have been published in Contexts Magazine and Spektrum, an award-winning German language science magazine.  Dr. Freeman teaches Sociological Analysis, Medical Sociology, Blacks in America, and Introduction to Sociology. His current research explores the relationship between religiosity and substance use behaviors.