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James A. Segedy

James A. Segedy, American urban planning educator. Certified American Institute Certified Planners. Named Honorary citizen LaGrange (Indiana) County Commissioners, 1990.


  • Segedy, James A. was born on January 24, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of James and Esther Clara (Jahn) Segedy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University, 1973. Bachelor of Science in Architecture with honors, Lawrence Institute of Technology, 1983. Master in Urban Planning, University Michigan, 1983.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1988.


    • Microbiologist Children's Hospital Michigan, Detroit, 1973-1975, Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, 1975-1980, architect, 1980-1982. Graduate assistant University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1982-1986. Associate professor Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, since 1986.

      Senior partner The Community Partnership, since 1990. Adjunct associate professor University Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 1992. President Indiana Community Development Society, Indianapolis, 1993-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Certified American Institute Certified Planners.


    • Contributor chapters to books.


    Active Muncie/Delaware County Planning Commission, Indiana, since 1994. Member American Planning Association (chapter president, chair small town and rural planning division since 1994, Outstanding Planning award Small Town Division 1994), Urban Land Institute, Indiana Planning Association (president since 1994, Outstanding Planning award 1994).



    Musical performance, volleyball, camping.


    • Married Janis Bernice Dail, June 29, 1974. 1 child, David James.
    • father: James Segedy
    • mother: Esther Clara (Jahn) Segedy
    • spouse: Janis Bernice Dail
    • child: David James Segedy
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    Born January 24, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      Michigan State University
    • 1983
      Lawrence Institute of Technology
    • 1983
      University Michigan
    • 1988
      University Michigan
    • 1973 - 1975
      Microbiologist, Children's Hospital Michigan
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1975 - 1980
      Microbiologist, Children's Hospital Michigan
      Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
    • 1982 - 1986
      graduate assistant, University Michigan
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
    • 1986
      associate, professor Ball State University
      Muncie, Indiana, United States
    • 1990
      senior, partner The Community Partnership
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