Amy Lucas, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities
Amy Lucas, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of sociology and women’s studies. She grew up in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and completed her undergraduate degree in sociology at Pennsylvania State University. She earned her master's degree and doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2012.
Dr. Lucas studies the family, in particular romantic relationships and romantic relationship
quality. She has published articles in various general sociology and family sociology
journals. At UHCL, she teaches family, social stratification, and statistics courses,
along with serves as the adviser of Alpha Kappa Delta, the sociology honor society.