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J.W. Freiberg, J.D., Ph.D., studies chronic loneliness through the lens of a social psychologist (Ph.D., UCLA) turned lawyer (J.D., Harvard). He is the author of Surrounded by Others and Yet So Alone: A Lawyer’s Case Stories of Love, Loneliness, and Litigation (June 2020), which explores chronic loneliness through case stories mined from his three decades as an attorney. Freiberg is the also author of Four Seasons of Loneliness (2016) and the editor of Growing Up Lonely, papers collected from the 2018 Symposium on Childhood Loneliness at The Kennedy Center in Boston. He a member of the Massachusetts state bar and the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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