Middle and Secondary Social Studies Education, issues of social justice, global education
B.A. Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, 1992
M.A. University of Miami, Miami, Florida 1995
Ph.D. Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 2003
2004-2007: Assistant Professor, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
2007-Present: Assistant Professor, Towson University
SCED 305: Adolescent Development & Diversity
SOSC 401: Special Topics in Social Science
SCED 355: Teaching Social Studies in the Secondary School
ELED 608: Integrating Curriculum and Authentic Learning in Early Childhood Education
ELED 685: Seminar in Elementary School Social Studies
ELED 363: Language & Literacy Internship
ELED 365: Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary School
Lucas, A. (Summer 2011). Notable books lesson plan: London: From Roman Capital to Olympic City. Social Studies Research and Practice.
Doppen, F., Feinberg, J., O'Mahony, C., Lucas, A., Bohan, C., & Ogawa, M. (2011). Social studies preservice teachers' citizenship knowledge and the U.S. naturalization test. Action in Teacher Education.
Passe, J. & Lucas, A (2011). Social studies teachers' beliefs and practices for teaching students with disablities: A progress report. In T. Lintner & W. Schweder (Eds.), Practical Strategies for Teaching K- 12 Social Studies in Inclusive Classrooms. Ed
Lucas, A. (2010). Distinguishing between multicultural and global education: The challenge of conceptualizing and addressing the two fields. The Clearing House 83(6), p211-216.
Lucas, A. (Winter 2009). Notable books lesson plan: Good masters! Sweet ladies! Voices from a Medieval village. Social Studies Research and Practice (4)3.
Lucas, A. (2009). Teaching about human rights in the elementary classroom. The Social Studies (100)2.
de Waal-Lucas, A. (2008). Where does social studies belong? An overview of the place of social studies within the university. In A.D. Cantu & W. Warren (Eds.), History education 101: The past, present, and future of teacher preparation. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.
de Waal-Lucas, A. (2007). Teaching in isolation: An examination of the treatment of multicultural content in a predominantly white and affluent suburban school. Social Studies Research and Practice (1)2, 1-21.
de Waal-Lucas, A. (2006). Multicultural education: Not in the suburbs! In E. Brantlinger (Ed.), Who benefits from special education: Remediating (fixing) other people's children (pp. 101-118). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
de Waal-Lucas, A. (2002). Jesse C. Evans. In M. Smith Crocco & O. L. Davis (Eds.), Building a legacy: Women in social education 1784- 1984, (pp. 47-48). Silver Spring, MD.
2011-2012: Chair – Social Studies Research SIG, American Education Research Association
2010-2011: Program Chair – College and University Faculty Assembly, National Council of the Social Studies
2010-2011: Program Chair – Social Studies Research SIG, American Education Research Association
2009-2011: Member at Large - International Assembly, National Council of the Social Studies