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Department: English

Lucas Johnson, Ph.DLucas Johnson, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of English, Director of Writing Center

Office:

Berte Humanities Building 103

Contact Information:

Box 549028
Birmingham-Southern College
900 Arkadelphia Rd
Birmingham, AL 35254
Office Phone: (205) 226-4842
Office Fax: (205) 226-3089
E-mail ljjohnso@bsc.edu

Brief Career Background:

Lucas Johnson is the Director of the BSC Writing Center and Assistant Professor of English. He teaches courses in academic writing, theory and practice of persuasion, and the essay. Lucas also focuses on the politics and economics of higher education, critical theory, and inequality.

Educational Background:

Degrees: B.A. (2005) University of Northern Colorado; M.A. (2008) University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D. (2015) University of Illinois at Chicago.

Areas of Academic Interest:

Composition & Rhetoric; Critical Theory; Economics of Higher Education; Narrative Theory; Neoliberalism & Inequality Studies

Courses Taught:

EH 102
Techniques of expository prose. Prerequisite: placement by English faculty.

EH 208
The development of intensive analytical skills, precise and extensive vocabulary, and consciousness of style. Prerequisite: EH 102 or placement by English faculty.

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