Teresa Lucas

Teaching Professor

Teaching and Learning

Office: ZEB 351B

Phone: 305-348-7592

Email: lucast@fiu.edu

Specialty: TESOL/ Foreign Language Education

She has served as president of Miami-Dade TESOL and of the United Faculty of Florida-FIU Chapter.


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)

Research Areas

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


Teresa Lucas holds a PhD. from FSU in Multilingual/Multicultural Education, and an MS in TESOL from the University of Illinois.