Areas of Expertise
- Conflict Management and Conflict Resolution
- First Amendment
- Government Control of Information
- Government Secrecy
- Protests and Protestors
About Christina Wells
Professor Wells joined the faculty in 1993 after having been an associate with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom in Chicago and Heller, Ehrman, White and McAuliffe in Los Angeles, primarily in the area of business litigation. While in school, she was Comment Editor of the University of Chicago Law Review.
In 2001, Professor Wells was a Fulbright Scholar in the Czech Republic, studying and lecturing on constitutional rights at Masaryk & Palacky Universities. In 2002, she was invited back to present a series of lectures on American constitutional decision making. In 2003, Professor Wells received the Sustained Outstanding Achievement Award presented by the University of Missouri Law School Foundation.
Professor Wells focuses her research on issues involving free expression and access to government information and teaches Freedom of Speech, Gender and the Law, Remedies and Administrative Law.
Latest News Featuring Christina Wells
- Professor Wells Participates on Panel Discussing Historic First Amendment Case
- Professor Wells Conducts Workshop on Conflict Resolution Strategies and Tactics
- Law Faculty Help Develop New Policies Designed to Help Campus Community, Visitors Understand Rights Related to Protests and Use of Public Spaces
Latest Publications from Christina Wells
- Free Speech Hypocrisy: Campus Free Speech Conflicts and the Sub-Legal First Amendment
- The First Amendment, the University and Conflict: An Introduction to the Symposium
- Restoring the Balance Between Secrecy and Transparency: The Prosecution of National Security Leaks Under the Espionage Act
- Protest, Policing and the Petition Clause: A Review of Ronald Krotoszynski’s “Reclaiming the Petition Clause”
- Symposium: Cyberbullying: Emerging Realities and Legal Challenges – Foreward