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Michigan State University

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Gary Sands

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Gary Sands is associate professor of Urban Planning and former chair of the Department of Geography and Urban Planning at Wayne State University. He has been a member of the faculty at Wayne for more than 30 years and has been an adjunct faculty at the University of Windsor (Ontario) since 1989. He is also president of Development Research Associates, Inc. Dr. Sands has worked extensively with community-based organizations, local governments and private developers on various development issues. He assisted the staff of the Michigan Land Use Leadership Council and presently works with the Michigan Suburbs Alliance on certification of Redevelopment Ready Communities. He has consulted with the Michigan State Housing Development Authority on housing markets and policy issues for more than two decades. Dr. Sands has authored three books and the chapter on Land Use in Michigan at the Millennium, as well as numerous journal articles and technical reports. He is member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. Dr. Sands has a doctorate in Housing and Public Policy from Cornell University and a Master of Urban Planning and a BA in History from Wayne State University.

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