Ashley Lucas

Associate Professor

Ashley Lucas

Contact Info

Hawkins Hall, Room 413P


Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction, Indiana University, 2004

M.A. History, University of Miami, 1994

B.A., History, Bates College, 1992

Areas of Expertise

Middle and Secondary Social Studies Education, Issues of social justice, Global education


Lucas, A. & Ballock, E. (September/October, 2013). Going Beyond Maps and Globes:  Exploring the Five Geographic Themes Using Children’s Literature. Social Studies and the Young Learner. Vol. 26(1). p. 15-16, P 1-4. 

Patterson, N., Lucas, A., & Kithinji, M. (November, 2012). Higher order thinking in social studies activities: An examination of teachers’ uses of primary source documents. Social Studies Research and Practice 8(3).

Lucas, A., & Hagan, Heather. (Fall, 2012). Notable trade book lesson plan: Moon over Manifest. Social Studies Research and Practice.

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 disabilities: 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. (2006, April). Elementary lesson plan: World War II. Save our History: The History Channel Website. 

de Waal-Lucas, A. (2006, January). Elementary lesson plan: The Industrial Revolution. Save our History: The History Channel Website. 

de Waal-Lucas, A. (2005, November). Elementary lesson plan: Exploration, settlement, & colonization. Save our History: The History Channel Website. 

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.