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Architect , international education consultant

Patrick William Seamans, American Education consultant. Registered architect, California. Named Professional of Year award California Governor' General’ s Office, 1993; Merit scholar, since 1994; scholarship California State University, 1994, TESOL, 1995. Cons. Los Angeles Cmty. on Disabilities, 1988. Member American Institute of Architects, TESOL, American Language Translator's Association, American Ednl. Research Association.

Background

Seamans, Patrick William was born on February 9, 1952 in Munich, Germany. Son of William Albert and Francine (Latapy) Seamans.

Education

Bachelor in Architecture, University California, Berkeley, 1975. Master of Architecture, University California, Berkeley, 1979. Master of Science in International Public Administration, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1999.

Master of Science Teaching English as a Second Language, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy in International Education/Linguistics, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 2005.

Career

Consultant international education, Amicus, Inc., Los Angeles, since 1989. Translator in French, Los Angeles, since 1983. Architect various firms, Southern California and London, since 1976.

Founder, president HIAN, Los Angeles, 1986-1989.

Achievements

  • Registered architect, California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Socio-Anthropological Perspective of American Deaf Education, 2001, Critical Thinking About Advanced Systems Limited, 1998. Translator: Biographical Note on the Abbé de l'Epée, 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals.

      Author: From Silence to Sound, 2005.

Membership

Board directors Mid-City West Neighborhood Council, City of Los Angeles, 2006-2007. Member of American Institute of Architects, L'Amicale des Anciens Elèves de l'Institution des Jeunes Sourds d'Orléans, World Recreation Association Deaf (acting secretary United States board directors 1989-1992, secretary international board directors 1992-1998, 1st vice president international board directors 1998—2004, official French-English and English-French translator, president 2004-2005), American History Association, Comparative and International Education Society, University Southern California Architectural Guild, International Freelance Photographers Organization (life), Mensa (life), Pi Sigma Alpha, Pi Alpha Alpha, Phi Beta Delta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, philosophy, linguistics, art, history.

Connections

father:
William Alberto Seamans

mother:
Francine (Latapy) Seamans