Patrick Lee Lucas – College of Design – 38°84° the power of place
Patrick Lee Lucas

Patrick Lee Lucas

Associate Professor

Patrick Lee Lucas (Associate Professor, School of Interiors, University of Kentucky) leads seminars, teaches lecture courses, and facilitates studio interactions by engaging in community conversations and encouraging students to think about the place of design in the world. He has presented around the world and published extensively on his research agenda about design and community, including a catalog titled Close to Home: Edward Loewenstein’s Mid-Century Architectural Innovation in the Civil Rights Era (2013) and a book, Athens on the Frontier: Grecian-Style Architecture in the Great Valley of the West, 1820-1860 (2022). He has held several leadership positions at the University of Kentucky (Provost's Faculty Fellow in Student and Academic Life; SACSCOC Re-Accreditation Work Group; Chair, University of Kentucky Core Education Committee; Chair, Education Abroad Committee).