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College of Environment and Design

Jack Crowley



Street address: 408 Tanner Bulding
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Personal Interests

Urban Planning and Development, Planning and Development Politics and Policies, Urban and Regional Transportation, Urban Trends (National and International), Real Estate Development, Urban Design and Sustainability.




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College work in Architecture, Business and Arabic Languages (Universities of Detroit, New Haven, Quinnipiac, and Cameron and the National Defense Language Institute-No Degrees)
BA History-Art History, University of Oklahoma (1970)
Master of Regional and City Planning (MRCP), University of Oklahoma (1973)
PhD Urban Geography with research concentration in Urban Hydrology, University of Oklahoma (1977)


(Drafted, 1965-1969), Interpreter-Translator, Arabic, U.S. Army Security Agency, Ft. Meade (E-5)

Chief of Foreign Military Training, Field Artillery School, Ft. Sill (1st Lieutenant FAOCS)


Planning Intern, Lawton Urban Renewal Authority, Oklahoma (1970)

Planning Director, Seminole, Oklahoma (1972)

Chief Planner, Oklahoma State Park System (1973)

Assistant Professor Landscape Architecture, UGA School of Environmental Design (1974)

Executive Director, Tulsa Metropolitan Area Planning Commission (TMAPC) (1978)

Vice President Development Research, Planning and Design, Williams Realty Corp. a subsidiary of the Williams Companies which developed more than $2 Billion in Downtown mixed use projects in Tulsa, Denver, Kansas City, San Antonio, and Charlotte (1980)

President Urbantech (1988)

Director, Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) (1993)

Dean, UGA College of Environment and Design (CED) (1996)

Founder and Coordinator of the new UGA CED Professional Graduate Degree Program in Environmental Planning and Design (MUPD) (2009)

Professor CED (2018)

Selected Honors and Activities

Elected to the College of Fellows in both of the Professions of Planning (FAICP) and Landscape Architecture (FASLA)

Continues to advise a number of cities on Planning and Development matters

Extensive work in Central America for the past 12 or so years (Member of the Board of Trustees and Chair, Building and Grounds of Escuela Agricola Panamerica el Zamorano, Honduras)

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