Lukens has been a member of the Shimer faculty since 1991. Prior to joining the Shimer faculty Lukens was carpenter remodeling homes in the Chicago area, Professor at Cuttington College and Divinity School, Liberia, and was an Instructor at Dean Junior College in Franklin, Massachusetts.
Ph.D., History of Science
University of Toronto, 1979
A.M.T., Harvard University Graduate School of Education, 1957
B.S., Science Teaching
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1957
"From Euclid to Godel by way of Lobachevsky," at the Illinois Section of the Mathematics association of America, April 2005.