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Teresa Lucas

Title: Senior Instructor

Office: ZEB 351B

Phone: 305-348-7592


Specialty: TESOL/ Foreign Language Education

Department(s): Teaching and Learning

Teresa Lucas holds a PhD. from FSU in Multilingual/Multicultural Education, and an MS in TESOL from the University of Illinois. She has served as president of Miami-Dade TESOL and of the United Faculty of Florida-FIU Chapter.

Research Areas

Bilingualism, Incorporating Habits of Mind in courses, Developing trust among students, Corporatization of public education


College of Education Merit Award (2016), College of Education Merit Award (2015), National Education Association Fellowship to complete the NEA Higher Education Emerging Leaders Academy, (June 2012 _ March 2013), College of Education Merit Award Bonus for Excellence in Teaching (2011)