Senior Lecturing Fellow
Professor Lukens is a 2000 graduate of Columbia Law School where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Prior to attending Columbia Law School, Professor Lukens was named a 1990 Fulbright Scholar by the U.S. Department of State.
Prior to coming to Duke Law, Professor Lukens taught Elder Law at the University of Chicago Law School. She has also practiced extensively in the areas of Elder Law, Tax, Trusts and Estates and Non-Profit Law. She was an associate at Simpson, Thacher and Bartlett in New York City, and later at Archer & Greiner in Princeton, New Jersey. Professor Lukens also holds an MA degree from the University of Pennsylvania in sociology with a concentration in demography. She received numerous awards while at Penn, including a DAAD award and the Penn Women’s Studies Fellowship.