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planning educator , development consultant

Valentine Udoh James, American urban and environmental planning educator, international development consultant. Certified environmental specialist, environmental economist and sustainable developer. Recipient Fulbright/Hays Faculty Research scholarship Department Education, Nigeria, 1992-1993, Diplomacy fellowship American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1992.

Background

James, Valentine Udoh was born on November 19, 1952 in Lagos, Nigeria. Came to the United States, 1977. Son of Samuel James and Elizabeth Adiaha (Mba) Inyang.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Tusculum College, 1979. Master of Arts, Governors State University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1984.

Postgraduate, University California, Davis, 1988.

Career

Research assistant, governments State University, University Park, Illinois, 1979-1981;transportation study coordinator, Northwestern Indiana Planning Commission, Highland, Indiana, 1980-1981;research assistant, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, 1981-1984;postdoctoral fellow, University of California, Davis, 1986-1987;assistant professor, U. Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1987-1990;assistant professor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, since 1990. President Inyang International, Charlottesville, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Certified environmental specialist, environmental economist and sustainable developer.

Works

Membership

Member New York Academy of Sciences, Environmental Assessment Association, American Planning Association (editor since 1994), Third World Foundation.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: soccer, table tennis, reading, weight lifting, travelling.

Connections

Married Melanie Faye Marshall, April 30, 1979. Children: Marshall, Jonathan.

father:
Samuel James Inyang

mother:
Elizabeth Adiaha (Mba) Inyang

spouse:
Melanie Faye Marshall

children:
Marshall James

Jonathan James