Speech Topic: Universal Service & Libraries: What Happens when the Honeymoon is Over?
Mr. Goldhamer has degrees in Sociology and Social Psychology from the University of Michigan and the University of Chicago, where he was a Fellow of the National Institutes of Mental Health and the National Science Foundation. He is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery, the IEEE Computer Society and the Am. Assn. for the Advancement of Science.
Some of his volunteer activities related to computing are as a member of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility and of the Board of Directors of the CPSR Chicago Chapter, and a member of the Steering Committee of the Chicago Coalition for Information Access. He is also actively involved in civic affairs in a number of areas, including civil rights (with a particular interest in issues of privacy), technological justice, U.S.-Caribbean relations, criminal justice, and secondary education.
In 1988 Mr. Segrest received his first Bachelor of Science from the University of Alabama in applied mathematics, with minors in English and classics. In 1989 he received a second Bachelor of Science in physics, with minors in the Arts & Sciences Honors Program and the Computer Based Honors Program. He received his J.D. from the University of Alabama in 1992, where he worked on the managing board of the Alabama Law Review. During the summers of 1989 and 1990, Mr. Segrest worked as an intern for the Clerk of the Alabama Supreme Court.
From 1992 to 1993 he served as a law clerk for Hon. Eric G. Bruggink on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. From 1993 to 1994, he clerked for Hon. John P. Wiese at that same court. From 1994 to 1995, he was the law clerk for Hon. Marion T. Bennett of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, also in Washington, D.C. While in Washington, he continued his legal studies at George Washington University, concentrating on intellectual property matters.
Mr. Segrest is admitted to practice before the Illinois Supreme Court, Alabama Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He is also a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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