Lucy L. Owens earned a bachelors of science in Criminal Justice from the University of Toledo and her master's degree in Applied Behavioral Science at Wright State University. She graduated in the top one percent of her graduate program. As a practitioner, she has dedicated ten years to various areas of the criminal justice system. She has also worked tirelessly in the community through numerous outreach programs for disadvantaged youth and battered women. Lucy has been a pillar in The Visions Mentoring Program at Wright State University by earning an Award for Mentor of the Year in 2005.
In conjunction with her professional experience, Lucy is also a prolific poet, writer, and activist and has appeared in national publications, including Essence Magazine and Nexus Literary Journal. She is a member of two distinguished public services organizations, The Order of Eastern Star and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Currently, Lucy continues her undying passion for knowledge and achievement by instructing at Wright State University.