Assistant Professor & Coordinator, Human Service Administration
Westlake Hall 333
Ph.D., Educational Administration, Higher Education from the University of Hawaii at Manoa
M.A. Guidance and Counseling with Emphasis in Student Affairs from Southeast Missouri State University
B.A. English from Hanover College
Dr. Lucas begins work at Bradley University on August 16, 2010. He is excited about the opportunity to teach, serve, and further research in human services. Between 2004-2009, he was a Lecturer in the Honors Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa as well as a Research Associate for an international grant and a Graduate Assistant in Student Services at the College of Education. Dr. Lucas has over nine years of professional experience in residence life leadership positions at Indiana University Bloomington, Barat College in Lake Forest, Illinois, and Southeast Missouri State University.
Courses for Fall 2010
- ELH 200 Introduction to Leadership Studies
- ELH 610 Survey in Human Service Administration
- ELH 686 Field Experiences in Administration
Research and scholarship interests
- Global leadership perspectives and strategies
- College student conduct programs
- Access to higher education
- Institutional shared governance issues
Dr. Lucas is looking forward to serving the department, the University, and the community of Peoria. He previously served on several campus committees and with emergency and planned community clean-up efforts. Dr. Lucas also maintains active memberships in national organizations related to human services and higher education.