Prof. Christina Wells
Professor Wells is the Enoch H. Crowder Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Missouri School of Law. She received a B.A. cum laude in Chemistry from the University of Kansas in 1985, and a J.D. cum laude from the University of Chicago School of Law in 1988. Professor Wells joined the University of Missouri School of Law faculty in 1993, where she teaches Freedom of Speech, Remedies, Administrative Law and Gender & the Law. She has been a visiting professor at the University of Illinois College of Law and at Masaryk University and Palacky University in the Czech Republic.
In 2009, Professor Wells received the Shook, Hardy & Bacon Research award for her article on the constitutionality of statutes regulating funeral protests. She also received that award in 2005 for her articles on the effects of fear and risk assessment on decision making in times of crisis.
In 2008, she received the Husch Blackwell Sanders Distinguished Faculty Award for excellence in teaching. In 2003 and again in 2007, Professor Wells received the Sustained Outstanding Achievement Award for her work at the law school.