Jenn Lucas (she/her) is the Program Manager for Strategic Planning and Curricular Initiatives and an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of History.
As the Program Manager, Jenn is responsible for leading the department's strategic goals and initiatives. Ongoing projects include enhancing the undergraduate curriculum, developing sustainable internship programs, implementing study-abroad initiatives, and engaging with the community. Jenn coordinates revisions to the curriculum, builds partnerships with external organizations, supervises staff, and manages the departmental self-study for quality assurance. The Program Manager also plays a crucial role in student recruitment, event planning, and the development of promotional materials. With a focus on student engagement and experiential learning, Jenn contributes to the overall success of the Department of History.
Jenn is also the Course Instructor for HIST 212: Experiential Learning in Historical Practice. Jenn is dedicated to creating internship opportunities for history students to apply the various skills they develop in their history courses to community and industry-based projects. She integrates teaching students about transferable skills and the numerous career paths available to them into her course content.
- History of Education
- Canadian/American Relations
- Equity/Diversity Hiring Procedures in Post-Secondary Institutions
- Public History
- Experiential Learning Activity Fund, Faculty of Arts and Science
- Fund for Scholarly and Creative Work and Professional Development (Adjuncts)
- Certificate in Designing for Online Learning, Queen's University
- Certificate in International Perspectives, Queen's University
Other Professional Memberships & Development
- Member of the Kingston and Area Association of Museums, Art Galleries, and Historic Sites
- Member of the Ontario Emerging Museum Professionals (GOEMP)
- Executive Member, Queen's Women's Network
- Anti-Racist Pedagogy, Centre for Teaching and Learning
- International Education Professionals, Managing International Education Programs, Queen's Faculty of Education Professional Studies
- Professional Development in University Teaching and Learning, Centre for Teaching and Learning
- Indigenous Canada, University of Alberta