• Profile:

    Lucas is a doctoral candidate at the Graduate Center, CUNY, currently working on his dissertation that explores the sociolinguistic idea "languaging" in relation to rhetoric, pedagogy, and institutionalized language ideologies. At the Graduate Center, Lucas holds a Graduate Center Fellowship, a Graduate Teaching Fellowship, and currently serves as a Research Praxis Fellow in the multilingualism cluster at the Advanced Research Collaborative. In the fall of this academic year, Lucas presented his research at Dartmouth's Writing and Rhetoric Conference and The Thomas R. Watson Conference on Composition. This spring, the Council on Basic Writing featured his work on translingual teaching practices at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the field's national conference, as part of their featured session entitled, "Emerging Voices in Basic Writing." Lucas currently has a co-authored book chapter for a collection for SUNY press forthcoming, which focuses on designing and implementing a translingual approach for developmental writing and ALP courses. Outside the field of Composition/Rhetoric Studies, Lucas maintains an active intellectual interest in linguistic anthropology, existential philosophy, and intellectual history.


    Degrees Held:

    B.A., The Citiy College of New York, CUNY

    M.Phil., The Graduate Center, CUNY