Tracy Lucht


Dept:Greenlee School Journalism/Communication
Office:201 Hamilton
613 Wallace Rd.
Ames IA


Tracy Lucht holds a Ph.D. from the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland and has worked at USA Today, The Washington Post and The Des Moines Register. Dr. Lucht is the author of Sylvia Porter: America’s Original Personal Finance Columnist and co-author of Mad Men and Working Women: Feminist Perspectives on Historical Power, Resistance, and Otherness. Her most recent research is about women broadcasters in the Midwest and the relationship between gender and cultural capital in the careers of American women journalists.