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James A. Segedy

urban planning educator

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.


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;microbiologist, Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, 1975-1980;archaeology, Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, 1980-1982;graduate assistant, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1982-1986;associate professor, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, since 1986;senior partner, The Cmty. Partnership, Muncie, since 1990. Adjunct associate professor University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 1992.

President Indiana Cmty. Devel.Soc., Indianapolis, 1993-1994.


  • Certified American Institute Certified Planners.


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).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: musical performance, volleyball, camping.


Married Janis Bernice Dail, June 29, 1974. 1 child, David James.

James Segedy

Esther Clara (Jahn) Segedy

Janis Bernice Dail

David James Segedy