Lana received a B.A. in History and Art History from Rutgers. After completing her MA, she worked with In the Life Media, Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey, and NJ LEEP, Inc. at Seton Hall Law School.
- Committee: Carlos Decena,Cheryl Clarke, Josephine Diamond
- Post-MA Employment/Education: Domestic Violence Response Team Coordinator, YWCA Union County
- Thesis/Practicum: Practicum: A Practicum at the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation