Dr. Paul Lucas

Dr. Paul A. Lucas earned his Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. His areas of expertise are courts, problem-solving courts, program evaluation, and criminal justice policy. Dr. Lucas has experience working with a variety of different treatment courts across the United States and, in addition to other on-going research projects, is currently the principal investigator for two federally funded program evaluations involving the Ellis County Felony Drug Court (KS) and the Forsyth County Veterans Treatment Court (NC).

Areas of Expertise:

  • Courts
  • Problem-Solving Courts
  • Program Evaluation
  • Criminal Justice Policy

Courses Taught:

  • CJ 2150: The Court System
  • CJ 3001: Writing in Criminal Justice
  • CJ 3537: Problem-Solving Courts
  • CJ 4534: Situational Crime Prevention
  • CJ 4540: Punishment and Sentencing
Title: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Department: lucaspa@appstate.edu

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-7913

Fax: (828) 262-2947

Office address
352J Anne Belk Hall


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