Educator, Community Development
Economic and Leadership Development

Joe Lucente is an Associate Professor and Extension Educator in Community and Economic Development with The Ohio State University Extension/Ohio Sea Grant College Program. Located in Toledo, Ohio, he is responsible for research, education and technology transfer of information concerning Lake Erie and the Great Lakes. His main responsibilities include developing and conducting an outreach education program on community and economic development, leadership development education, sustainable development education, consensus building and related environmental issues designed to improve the economic and environmental climate of the Lake Erie watershed.

Joe obtained a Masters of Public Administration degree from the University of Akron in 1995. He received his Bachelor of Science in Applied Science degree from Youngstown State University in 1994 with a major in Criminal Justice and minor in Political Science.
Joe has been with the Ohio State University Extension/Ohio Sea Grant College Program since February 2001.

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