Department of Economics and Legal Studies in Business
Laurie A. Lucas is an Associate Professor of Economics and Legal Studies, and holds a William S. Spears Chair in Business Administration. Her research interests are in the areas of consumer finance law, law and entrepreneurship, and business ethics.
She currently serves as the Senior Articles Editor for the American Business Law Journal, a journal of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business. From 2013-16 she also served as a Co-Editor for the Annual Survey in The Business Lawyer for the Consumer Financial Services Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Business Law. In addition, she is a member of the Governing Committee for the Conference of Consumer Finance Law.
In 2011, she received the Greiner Award for Undergraduate Teaching at OSU where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on the legal and regulatory environment of business.
A graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law, Professor Lucas’s work has been published in the American Business Law Journal, The Business Lawyer, the Loyola Journal of Consumer Law, and the Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report, among other legal and business journals. Prior to entering academia, she practiced bankruptcy law in Oklahoma City. She is a member of the American and Oklahoma Bar Associations, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, the Society of Business Ethics, and the Conference on Consumer Finance Law.