Professor Duncan joined the University of Houston Law Center faculty in 1998. She graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Northwestern University and earned her law degree from the University of Houston Law Center in 1993. Upon graduation from the Law Center, she clerked for the Honorable Edith H. Jones, Judge for the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. She was an associate at Vinson & Elkins LLP prior to returning to clerk for Judge Jones for a few years, after which time she joined the faculty at UHLC.

Professor Duncan is one of only 26 law professors studied in the recent Harvard University Press book What the Best Law Teachers Do, a study of the "methods, strategies, and personal traits of professors whose students achieve exceptional learning.” Professor Duncan's areas of expertise include legal ethics, criminal law, and torts.

Contact Information and Office Hours


Treva Anthony, 713-743-7002


100 Law Center, Suite 230 BLB
Houston TX 77204-6060
713 743 2019 (office)
713 743 2256 (fax)

Fall 2018 Office Hours

Wednesdays from 11 am to 1 pm and by appointment