Michael Friedrich is a writer living in Brooklyn. He writes about culture and authority.
His work has appeared in The Nation, The New Republic, and CityLab where he has written about things like urban adaptive reuse projects, images of masculinity, fringe faith groups, and the nature of consciousness.
Before writing full time, Friedrich spent five years researching police reform for a nonprofit based at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He grew up in Maryland and Long Island and went to Hunter College.