Kirstin Leighton-Lucas, J.D.

Professor: Business Communications and Executive Presence


Kirstin Leighton-Lucas, J.D. Kirstin Leighton-Lucas' background includes work at Johns Hopkins Children’s Hospital, as well as, some positions as a ghostwriter, writer, and research assistant on topics ranging from sexual assault policy and family law to gender and psychology. Additionally, she works as a content and course writer in Blackboard for various academic institutions in the areas of business and law.

Kirstin has been teaching online in and developing curriculum for graduate, undergraduate, and MBA programs in on a wide range of topics including politics of leadership, informational management, global economics, and business ethics. Kirstin additionally enjoys working on curriculum development and course building, as well as assisting students through her role as lead writing coach.

Kirstin earned her BA from Johns Hopkins University in Humanistic Area Studies with an emphasis in Writing Seminars and English Literature, and a minor in Psychology. Her Juris Doctorate is from Washington College of Law at American University. She has a passion for global business, governance, and policy.


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