Brad Lucas

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Reed Hall 325 | 817-257-6981


Ph.D., University of Nevada, 2002

MLIS, University of Texas at Austin, 1996

MA, Texas State University, 1994

BA, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1992

Courses Taught

Research Practices in Rhetoric and Composition
Technical Writing and Information Design
Seminar in Rhetoric: Protest and Violence
Introduction to Nonfiction Genres
Argument and Persuasion
Writing Major Seminar
Power and Protest
Senior Seminar

Areas of Focus

Rhetoric & Composition
Social Movement/Protest Rhetoric
Research Methodologies
Technical Communication
New Media Writing
Critical Theory
Race and Ethnic Studies

“Insurgent Circulation, Weaponized Media: Waging the Late Sixties War Within.” Rhet Ops: Rhetoric and Information Warfare, edited by Jim Ridolfo and William Hart-Davidson. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2019. [forthcoming]

“They Could Be Our Students: The TCU Writing Major.” Undergraduate Writing Majors: Eighteen Program Profiles, edited by Greg Giberson, Jim Nugent, and Lori Ostergaard, Utah State University Press, 2015, pp.. 137-49. [with Ann George, Charlotte Hogg, Carrie Leverenz, and Joddy Murray]

“On Starting, Continuing, and Keeping the Conversation Going: The Archive Thrives on Interviews and Oral History.” Working in the Archives: Practical Research Methods for Rhetoric and Composition, edited by Alexis Ramsey, Wendy Sharer, Barbara L’Eplattenier, and Lisa Mastrangelo, Southern Illinois University Press, 2009. Reprinted in Documentary & Archival Research, edited by Jason Hughes and John Goodwin, SAGE Benchmarks in Social Research Methods Series, SAGE Publications, 2014. [with Margaret M. Strain]

“Coordinating Citations and the Cartography of Knowledge: Finding True North in Five Scholarly Journals.” The Changing of Knowledge in Composition: Contemporary Perspectives, edited by Richard Gebhardt and Lance Massey, Utah State University Press, 2011. [with Drew M. Loewe]

Radicals, Rhetoric, and the War: The University of Nevada in the Wake of Kent State, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

Graduate Faculty Member of the Year, 2011

Editor, Composition Studies (2007-2010)