Joseph Laquatra, Jr., PhD

Title:  Professor Emeritus
 
Company: Cornell University,
College of Human Ecology
 
Location: Freeville, NY United States
 
 
 
 

Affiliations/Associations/Societies:

  • Better Housing for Tompkins County (2000-Present)
  • City and County of San Francisco, Department of the Environment (technical advisory community, pest prevention by design project, 2011-Present)
  • Cornell University (faculty senate, 1988-2006)
  • Dryden Democratic Committee, New York (1985-1987)
  • Faculty Row (member, 2013-2015)
  • Funded Extension and Outreach Programs
  • Gamma Sigma Delta (acting president, 1997-1998) (chair, local arrangements committee for international conclave, 2000) (chapter president, 1996-1997)
  • HOMES (Dryden Oversight Committee, 2009-2011)
  • Housing Education and Research Association (chair, extension committee, 1989-1990) (conference chair, 2006) (conference proceedings editor, 2007) (director, 1991-1994) (director, 2010-2012) (editor, annual conference proceedings, 1988) (president, 2001-2002)
  • Ithaca Energy Commission (committee chair, 1984-1986)
  • National Academy of Sciences (NAS)
  • National Community Action Foundation (advisory board member, 2009-Present)
  • National Consortium of University Housing Research Centers (chair, 2004-2006) (chair, 2010-2012) (secretary, 1995-1996) (secretary, 2000-2001) (secretary, 2008-2010) (vice chair for technology transfer, 2001-2003)
  • National Research Council (former committee for oversight and assessment of the partnership for advancing technology in housing, 2002-2003)
  • New York State Builders Association (Empire Home Steering Committee, 1998-2000)
  • New York State Building Industry Advisory Committee (1989-1992)
  • New York State Department of State (rural advisory group, division of housing and community renewal, 1982)
  • New York State Rural Development Council, Albany, NY (housing work group, 1998-present)
  • New York State Rural Housing Coalition (1978-1979)
  • New York State Task Force on Toxic Mold (2007-2010) (chair, 2013-present)
  • New York State Tenant and Neighborhood Coalition (secretary, 1978-1979)
  • Southern Tier Central Regional Technical Housing Advisory Committee (1978-1979)
  • State University Of New York Faculty Senate (senator, 2009-2013)
  • Steuben County Weatherization Program (chair, policy advisory committee, 1976-1979)
  • Tax Credits for Green Construction, New York (Governors’ Panel, 1996)
  • Tompkins County Energy/Housing Committee (1984-1986)
  • Town Oversight Committee (member)
  • Town Planning Board, Dryden, NY (2002-2016) (chair, 2013-2016) (Enfield mobile home replacement project oversight committee, 2002-present) (former chair, 2014) (vice chair, 2011-2013)

Achievements:

  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Fifth Edition, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Grant Recipient, Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station (2004-present)
  • Grant Recipient, New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (2003-present)
  • Grant Recipient, New York State Targeted Academic Research (2001-present)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2008-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the East,” Marquis Who’s Who (2013-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2009-2016)
  • Recipient, J. Laquatra and M. Pierce. Friends of Extension/Campus Collaborators Award, Cornell University Cooperative Extension/Chemung County (2012)
  • Listed, Who’s Who in Collegiate Faculty, Montclair Publishing (2010-2012)
  • Cornell University Endowed Chair, Hazel E. Reed Human Ecology Extension Professor in Family Policy (2004-2009)
  • Grant Recipient, New York State Indoor Environmental Quality Center Research Grant (2004-2008)
  • Grant Recipient, United States Department of Agriculture (1998-2007)
  • Grantee, Cornell University (1996-2007)
  • Recipient, State Winner, Family Economics and Resource Management Award, New York Affiliate, National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (2007)
  • Grantee, United States Environmental Protection Agency (1996-2006)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Engagement Award, National Association of State Universities & Land Grant Colleges (2006)
  • Co-recipient, Epsilon Sigma Phi Team Award (2005)
  • Honoree, Certificate Of Recognition Award, United States Department of Agriculture (2005)
  • Honoree, Certificate Of Recognition Award, United States Environmental Protection Agency (2005)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Extension Health Programming Award, Jeanne M. Priester Annual Extension Health Conference (2005)
  • Grant Recipient, Consumer Federation of the American Foundation (1997-2002)
  • Honoree, Certificate of Appreciation, United States Environmental Protection Agency (1999)
  • Recipient, Hands That Work Award, Home Builders Institute (1994)
  • Recipient, Superior Performance Award in the Development of Tools for Teaching, Epsilon Sigma Phi (1993)
  • Recipient, Blue Ribbon Award, American Society of Agricultural Engineers (1992)
  • Grant Recipient, New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (1991-1992)
  • Grantee, Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station (1986-1992)
  • Grantee, United States Department of Energy (1990-1992)
  • Recipient, Superior Performance Award in the Development of Tools for Teaching, Epsilon Sigma Phi (1991)
  • Grantee, New York State Energy Office (1988-1990)
  • Recipient, National Award for Energy Innovation, United States Department of Energy, Washington, DC (1986)

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